Their forums are filled with people asking for solutions, though the only suggestion they have is to split the backup job into several smaller jobs. I originally ran HP for the business, running a program that used Sql Server, but it became corrupted, and was unable to be fixed, so I abandoned the drive with HP It supports the XCOPY command line switches, plus many more, including ones that might be useful in your backups. Update: Specifically, you might want to try robocopy /b to enable "backup mode", whatever that means.
This means that in order to harness the power of Robocopy, you have to spend a lot of time investigating and deciphering all the switches and then figuring out which ones OS Vista Home Premium 32 bit and Vista Ultimate 32 bit as a dual boot Reply With Quote New 23 May 2013 #2 LMiller7 View Profile View Forum Posts Private It's just that the way it works under Vista HP is different than how it worked under XP. Thanks to all!
I am just executing one command. It appears to be doing unlimited retries: 2008/12/07 09:32:35 ERROR 5 (0x00000005) Scanning Source Directory C:\Users\All Users\Application Data\ Access is denied. Vista General Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On
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Things running from the command line may not trigger the rights elevation you need. Robocopy Examples Single File This is a nicely formatted document that you can use toÂ follow along with my example and later use to create or customize your Robocopy command-line script. Last edited by Reply; 12-06-2008 at 04:16 PM.. In comparison to ViceVersa, robocopy goes through the directory structure in a linear fashion and in doing so doesnâ€™t have any major requirements of memory.
I like to have the whole picture, so I'll use the /V switch. Robocopy /xo Find all posts by CookingWithGas #8 12-07-2008, 12:43 PM si_blakely Guest Join Date: Jul 2002 You are running into a NTFS permissions problem - your account does not It should have, at least, copied the folder. However, Microsoft updated Robocopy with some extra features designed for Vista and decided to make it a regular part of the Windows Vista operating system.
I originally ran HP for the business, running a program that used Sql Server, but it became corrupted, and was unable to be fixed, so I abandoned the drive with HP Some time later ViceVersa stopped working. Robocopy Syntax Examples If so, what's your experience? Robocopy Copy Only New Files For example, the Cookies folder and the SendTo folder are linked to the user profile folder via junction points.
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I ended up with the following command for mirroring the directories using robocopy: robocopy \\SourceServer\Share \\DestinationServer\Share /MIR /FFT /Z /XA:H /W:5 /MIR specifies that robocopy should mirror the source directory and Get downloadable ebooks for free! Thanks! Wiki Ninjas Blog (Announcements) Wiki Ninjas on Twitter TechNet Wiki Discussion Forum Can You Improve This Article?
Robocopy features While the name implies a copy tool, Robocopy, or "Robust File Copy," is actually a much more powerful tool with a number of great features that make it a Robocopy /mir Blog at WordPress.com. As such you can run it by opening a Command Prompt window.
Robocopy or ‘Robust File Copy' was first introduced as part of the Windows Resource Kit but has now been included as default in copies of Windows Vista. Note that FileName can include wildcard characters (* and ?). /xd
The default number of retries is 1 million (no joke!). deletion To mirror the directory "C:\directory" to"\\server2\directory" excluding \\server2\directory\dir2" from being deleted(since it isn't present in C:\directory) use the following command: Robocopy "C:\Folder" "\\Machine2\Folder" /MIR /XD \\server2\directory\dir2" Robocopy can be setup While you can easily do so by copying the Documents folder to an external hard drive via drag-and-drop, that can be a tedious operation. Vista General Never robocopy vista user accounts without /xjJust because I spent some time figuring this one out: When copying user accounts to another place in Windows Vista, be sure to
I tried the following steps:I created a folder on my M:\ drive, the drive I now use, with the same program name as the original program on C:\. It' worth a shot. However, I really don't need to know the percentage progress of each file copy, so I'll use the /NP switch. CookingWithGas View Public Profile Visit CookingWithGas's homepage!
Logged Völlig losgelöst von der Erde schwebt das Raumschiff völlig schwerelos. Your local administration rights are not active all the time - Vista restricts accounts to non-administrator functions until you need elevated privileges. Can copy copy destination content of symbolic links. Thread Tools Display Modes #1 12-06-2008, 03:48 PM CookingWithGas Charter Member Join Date: Mar 1999 Location: Tysons Corner, VA, USA Posts: 11,062 Vista not allowing command-line xcopy to
If thereâ€™s a lot of files & directories, this may hamper performance. We can use it to backup a single file by passing in the filename argument at the end. As source and destination became larger and larger, more memory was required to perform the initial comparison - until a certain point where itâ€™d just give up.