Microsoft Robocopy

Robocopy, or “Robust File Copy is an advanced copy utility with has the feature to automatically resume file transfer on error or network disruption, or recover from terminated file copying . It also can preserve all of the file properties and information, including date and time stamps, security access control lists (ACLs) and more while replicating the file.

Robocopy came built-in in Windows operating system such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows Server with command line interface only.

Syntax
robocopy <Source> <Destination> [<File>[ …]] [<Options>]

Robocopy GUI really simplify the process,having many options consolidated in a graphical interface lets you specify your source and target paths.

For example, this tool is multithreaded, allowing you to create a Robocopy script, execute it, and begin creating another one while your first script is still running. It also allows you to save your scripts (even if you don’t actually execute them) so that you can create a library of common scripts or share them with your colleagues. And most importantly, Robocopy GUI allows you to save your default settings so you don’t have to start from scratch every time.

Synatax and parameter
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733145.aspx

Userguide

Microsoft Robocopy GUI Users Guide

robocopy

references
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733145.aspx

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Posted on November 22, 2015, in Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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