PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Copy Items and Retain Folder Structure

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Copy Items and Retain Folder Structure

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Summary: Copy items in a folder and retain the container with Windows PowerShell 3.0.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to copy a folder structure from a drive to a network share, and retain the original structure?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Copy-Item cmdlet and specify the –Container switched parameter:

Copy-Item c:\fso –destination \\server1\share -recurse -container

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