how to backup/restore of windows file attributes

Ryan Malayter malayter at
Sun Jan 4 04:48:50 GMT 2009

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 6:48 PM, Tevfik Karagülle <tevfik at> wrote:
> You may be interested  in the cwRsync FAQ
> about using RoboCopy for transferring windows file attributes/permissions:

I have recently started using ICACLS.EXE to dump permissions to a file
on the source and re-apply on the destination via script after rsync
is done.

ICACLS is the only tool that handles some NTFS ACL features correctly
(older tools such as XCACLS do not).


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