Admin Scripts: Batch Full Clone using RoboCopy

System Administrator is always challenged with migration of files/folder from old server to new server or simply moving to specific folder while retaining file/folder permission.

However, the challenge happens when SA needs to migrate large volume of files/folders to different location based on specific folder name.

Hence, I create this admin scripts to make full clone of folder in batch mode that supports wildcard/specific folder name. If you try my admin script and it works, please write a feedback.

Pre-Requisites:

S1-1. Download Admin Scripts YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone

Download YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone (85)

S1-2. Unzip to the root of the drive (e.g. X:\YLNotes\YLNApps\YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone)

S1-3. Spreadsheet software to edit Batch Data Template (ODS/XLS/XLSX) and exported into CSV file.

 

Usage:

S2-1. Edit YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone.cmd and Configure [1] RoboCopy Config

 RoboCopy_BatchFullClone_0001

S2-2. Navigate to Templates folder, open template file (ODS/XLS/XLST) using spreadsheet software

RoboCopy_BatchFullClone_0002 

S2-3. Input Batch Full Clone Data and export to CSV file to

X:\YLNotes\YLNApps\YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone

Batch Data Info:
  • Copy Source     : Source Folder
  • Folder Name     : Folder to be cloned
  • Copy Destination: Destination folder to be copied
  • Matches:
    • ANY: Folder Name with wildcard
    • ALL: Single Folder

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S2-4. Right click on YLNotes_RoboCopy_BatchFullClone.cmd and select Run as Administrator

RoboCopy_BatchFullClone_0005

S2-5. Once completed, navigate to log folder. Each Row of Batch Full Clone Data will generate one log file.

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