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[Discuss] Is there a copy with verify optionn and if not should there be? XXCOPY   [Discuss]

By: Doug Borg     Newton, MA, USA  
Date: Jun 13,2018 at 07:04
In Response to: [Discuss] Is there a copy with verify optionn and if not should there be? (John Leslie)

> I have found a problem with a server that causes very rare file
> corruptions (incredibly rare). I found it as I was using a backup client
> that verifies each file after it has copied it. I couldn't think of a
> way to do that in ZTreeWin (am I missing something?) but thought it would
> be a good option to have, as doing post-copy compares on a lot of files
> is just impossibly clunky.
>
> I suspect some of the (well-over 100k) files I copied there via ZTW
> have an issue (the backup software found one error in 68k file copies),
> and will probably use md5deep to look for them (it's going to take a
> while), but did think it might be useful to have the option.


Try XXCOPY. Ignore the sad news about the product being discontinued; a freeware version of the last product release is still available for download (32b or 64b). Also, according to this page from the online manual, the /V2 command switch will "Verif[y] after copy byte-by-byte check (DATMAN 2-pass)".

Hope that helps.

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