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rbrumm
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11 years ago

Moving Archived Files via Windows Explorer

I'm trying to move a large folder full of PDF files using Windows Explorer. It's over 6 GB. Probably over half of the files have been archived by Enterprise Vault and Windows can't copy them. Is this normal behavior? What's the work around for this? I know from experience once a file is opened up, Windows can move it but that's obviously not ideal with so many files. Thanks.

  • One way is to use FSAUtility to recall all of the files... and then do your move.

    You could also use FSA Migrator, a product of ours, but the usefulness of that would depend on many factors including how much and how often you want to do these moves, and re-arranges of files.

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  • One way is to use FSAUtility to recall all of the files... and then do your move.

    You could also use FSA Migrator, a product of ours, but the usefulness of that would depend on many factors including how much and how often you want to do these moves, and re-arranges of files.

  • Thanks, never heard of it (don't know a whole lot about EV). Is that tool on the server or do I need to download it or....?

    Explain it to me like I'm an idiot, please. laugh

  • I'm trying to use FSAUtility with the -t parameter to restore all of the archived files to their original location, but I'm still running into trouble.

     

    FSAUtility -t -s \\myserver\folder -e*.pdf results in: Error: Invalid user switch -t (Restore original files) option.

     

    Feels like I'm getting closer but not quite there. What did I do wrong?

  • Think I finally got it. FSAUtility -t -s "\\myserver\folder"

    Is there a way to check the progress?