This function allows copying, mirroring or moving of files and directories by making use of the Windows Robocopy command.



The operation to perform on the source directory. The available modes are Copy, Mirror, Move files and Move files and directories.

Source directory

Indicates the full path of the directory on which to perform the action.

Target directory

Indicates the full path to the destination directory.

Copy subdirectories (/s)

Copy subdirectories, excluding empty ones.

Include empty subdirectories (/e)

Copy subdirectories, including empty ones.

Restart mode (/z)

Copy files in restart mode.

Backup mode (/b)

Copy files in backup mode.

Number of retries (/r:<N>)

Indicates the number of retries on failed copies.

Time between retries (/w:<N>)

Indicates the wait time between retries, in seconds.

File pattern

File(s) to copy. If no value is specified, all files (*.*) will be copied.

Exclude files (/xf <FileName>[...])

Excludes files that match the specified names or paths. Note that FileName can include wildcard characters (* and ?).

Exclude directories (/xd <Directory>[...])

Excludes directories that match the specified names and paths.

Excludes changed files (/xct)

Excludes changed files.

Excludes newer files (/xn)

Excludes newer files.

Excludes older files (/xo)

Excludes older files.

Excludes extra files and directories (/xx)

Excludes extra files and directories.

Excludes lonely files and directories (/xl)

Excludes lonely files and directories.

Includes same files (/is)

Includes the same files.

Includes tweaked files (/it)

Includes tweaked files.

Max file size (/max:<N>)

Indicates the maximum file size (to exclude files bigger than N bytes).

Min file size (/min:<N>)

Indicates the minimum file size (to exclude files smaller than N bytes).

Max age (/maxage:<N>)

Indicates the maximum file age (to exclude files older than N days or date).

Min age (/minage:<N>)

Indicates the minimum file age (exclude files newer than N days or date).

Max last access date (/maxlad:<N>)

Indicates the maximum last access date (excludes files unused since N).

Min last access date (/minlad:<N>)

Indicates the minimum last access date (excludes files used since N) If N is less than 1900, N specifies the number of days. Otherwise, N specifies a date in the format YYYYMMDD.

Log file (/log+:<LogFile>)

Writes the status output to the log file (appends the output to the existing log file).

Overwrite file (/log:<LogFile>)

Writes the status output to the log file (overwrites the existing log file).

List files only (/l)

Indicates that files are to be listed only (and not copied, deleted, or time stamped).

Log all extra files (/x)

Reports all extra files, not just those that are selected.

Verbose (/v)

Produces verbose output, and shows all skipped files.

Include source file timestamps (/ts)

Includes source file time stamps in the output.

Include full path (/fp)

Includes the full path names of the files in the output.

Log size as bytes (/bytes)

Prints sizes, as bytes.

Exclude file size (/ns)

Indicates that file sizes are not to be logged.

Exclude file class (/nc)

Indicates that file classes are not to be logged.

Exclude file names (/nfl)

Indicates that file names are not to be logged.

Exclude directory names (/ndl)

Indicates that directory names are not to be logged.

Exclude progress (/np)

Indicates that the progress of the copying operation (the number of files or directories copied so far) will not be displayed.

Include ETA (/eta)

Shows the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of the copied files.