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  • Question

  • what is the use of create switch in Robocopy?

    Any example to use the same ?

    Sunday, October 2, 2016 6:42 AM

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  • Hi,

    with this switch, ROBOCOPY will not copy any content but try to create the entire directory tree and a zero-length file with the correct name and attributes in target for each file in source.

    You can use this to check for permissions or path-length problems or to test the results of complex inclusion/exclusion filters without having actual data set over the wire.

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    Sunday, October 2, 2016 7:26 AM
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    Sunday, November 6, 2016 8:51 PM