As an Operations Engineer at PEI, I have the opportunity to fulfill a wide range of requests for our clients. Recently, when migrating a physical file and print server to a newly build virtual server I discovered how useful the Robocopy command is.
Robocopy, or Robust File Copy for Windows, is built in to the Windows command line on Windows 7/8 and Windows Server 2008 or greater. The value of this command in a file and print server migration is the fact that it can copy an entire directory structure while leaving parameters intact (permissions, last modified dates, etc.)
The command that I recommend executing in a simple FP Server migration is below. This is assuming you are running it from the new FP Server:
Andy Shaffer, PEI
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