how to backup/restore of windows file attributes
tevfik at itefix.no
Wed Dec 31 00:48:15 GMT 2008
You may be interested in the cwRsync FAQ http://www.itefix.no/i2/node/11313
about using RoboCopy for transferring windows file attributes/permissions:
Can rsync transfer security/ownership information between two windows
cwRsync alone has limited support since it runs on cygwin posix emulation
layer. However, after an rsync operation, you can use Robocopy XP010 from
Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit, to transfer all windows specific file
information (NTFS security, timestamps, attributes, ownership, auditing
ROBOCOPY source destination /XO /XN /XC /E /COPY:ATSOU
options /XO (exclude older), /XN (exclude newer) and /XC (exclude changed)
assure that only existing files are targeted. Option /E is for recursive
directory operation including empty ones. Option /COPY:ATSOU instructs
Robocopy to copy only attributes (A), timestamps (T), NTFS security
information (S), Ownership O) and auditing (U).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsync-bounces+tevfik=itefix.no at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:rsync-bounces+tevfik=itefix.no at lists.samba.org] On
> Behalf Of Matthias Meyer
> Sent: 30. desember 2008 22:40
> To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> Subject: how to backup/restore of windows file attributes
> I use rsync for backing up windows.
> After a restore of Desktop.ini I recognize that the hidden
> attribut and the system attribut will not been restored.
> I know, this are no unix attributes. But is there a way to
> backup and restore the windows attributes too?
> Don't Panic
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