How to limit bandwidth copying files with Robocopy

Hi!

If you want to limit the bandwidth usage when you copy files with robocopy you can use the following syntax:

To copy a directory using /IPG to limit bandwidth usage. General rule of thumb /IPG:750 will use roughly 1Mbps. 

Robocopy /ipg:750 /z /r:3 /w:3 /tee /LOG+:c:\robolog.txt \\server1\share \\server2\share

You can find more here:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/1073.robocopy-and-a-few-examples.aspx

Regards

Forcing refresh access speed to shares from Windows 7

Hi!

When the Windows 7 desktops suffers slowness refresh of folders mapped and for do not disable the SMB2 on a Win 2008 file server (scanners maybe could stop accessing) you should create an entry in the register of W7 to force the refresh.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters]

“DirectoryCacheLifetime”=dword:00000000

Regards!