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Old 10-19-07, 01:25 PM
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Best way to copy large files over a WAN?

I need to copy backup files from a server in another city on our network. The drag and drop windows copy craps out too much not allowing to complete the copy.

Is there an application or alternative solution to accomplish this?

Let me know if I'm not describing the problem enough.

Thanks.
Old 10-19-07, 01:32 PM
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I think xcopy is a more reliable way to copy files.
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i like robocopy, but ill agree with x, not on xcopy.. but on the principle

these are much more successful and seem to be more bandwidth efficient
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If you are more worried about verifying the copy than you are of actual speed (WAN connection reliability a little questionable) try unstopable copier

http://www.roadkil.net/unstopcp.html

OTHERWISE, I would go with robocopy

If you are interested in purchasing a copy tool, there are other choices.
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A little late, but thanks for the suggestions. I have to do these file copies at least once a week, so would a folder sync application work as well using UNC paths?

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