Alastair.Parsons at o2
Sep 25, 2002, 8:49 AM
Post #5 of 5
I have to concur with the below. We have moved Terabytes of Data using
RE: Moving data from NT to NetApp painfully slow
[In reply to]
Robocopy with no problems at all.
From: Seth Moskowitz [mailto:sethmoskowitz [at] hotmail]
Sent: 25 September 2002 16:26
To: brilong [at] cisco; Bernhard.Friedrich [at] med
Cc: toasters [at] mathworks
Subject: Re: Moving data from NT to NetApp painfully slow
I disagree, we have copied numerous Terabytes of Data from NT/Novell servers
to Filers using Robocopy. I am not saying it is the best solution but the
best we found with keeping ACLs in place.
>From: Brian Long <brilong [at] cisco>
>To: "Friedrich, Bernhard" <Bernhard.Friedrich [at] med>
>CC: "'toasters [at] mathworks'" <toasters [at] mathworks>
>Subject: Re: Moving data from NT to NetApp painfully slow
>Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 11:53:57 -0400 (EDT)
>A coworker of mine states that running robocopy on a multi-CPU box copying
>data from NTFS partitions with compression turned on will never finish.
>There is a utility called imagecfg.exe that allows you to create a copy of
>robocopy.exe which assigns it to a given CPU and does not allow it to
>change between CPUs.
>If you want a copy of this utility, contact me directly. If you're not
>using NTFS with compression enabled, disregard this :)
> > Hi Toasters,
> > we're in the process of consolidating NT file services on a NetApp
> > have an F810 where we want to store all our user's data which is now
> > across multiple servers, some of which are close to being maxed out. We
> > have the problem of moving all the data while we're still servicing our
> > users - we're on 24/7 here. We found that copying the data to the filer
> > painfully slow; we're suspecting that NT ACLs might be the culprit.
> > tried robocopy, secure copy and xxcopy to no avail - moving a small part
> > the total data took 15 hours. Anybody out there willing to share their
> > experiences with moving several hundreds of GB across the network? We
> > to keep NT permissions, obviously. On the mailing list I saw references
> > Fastlane and Aelita's SCW - any experience with those or other 3rd party
> > products?
> > Greetings and thanks in advance
> > Bernhard
> > --
> > Bernhard Friedrich
> > ZIM Uniklinikum Heidelberg
> > Unix/NT administration
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