The Quickest Way to Copy (Large) Files from One Server to Another
Applied to Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003
What's the fastest way to copy 151GB, 375000 files from Win 2008 Server to Win 2016 Server?
"I have a project where I need to get 151GB of data spread over 375000+ files moved from a win 2008 FAP to a 2016 server. Copy, xCopy, Robocopy all take dozens of 50hours to complete the file transfer. I want to know any faster way to copy files between Windows Servers. Any suggestion?"
EaseUS Todo PCTrans: Transfer Files from Windows Server to Another Easily
Copying files from one server to another in Windows is a fairly frequent task for may users. There are many ways to accomplish this task. And the method you choose will depend on a specific situation and your personal preferences. If you don't like the command line, like Robocopy or other alike tools, you can try EaseUS Todo PCTrans here.
This powerful and user-friendly PC to PC transfer software enables you to finish the following jobs quickly and effectively.
- Copy files, folders, settings, and user accounts between Windows Servers via the network connection.
- Move installed applications to another computer directly.
- Transfer massive files from one server to another at a time in the shortest time.
- Make an image backup on the previous Server and then restore them to another Server.
- Support files transfer in Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003.
EaseUS Todo PCTrans Technician
Your smart Windows Server file transfer software.
- Unlimited file transfer between Servers.
- Transfer programs, apps without reinstallation.
- Transfer account, settings to new Server computer.
- Data rescue, find product key for installed programs.
The Fastest Way to Copy Files Between Windows Servers
Now, install this Windows Server data transfer tool and start to transfer data from Windows Server to another by the following steps. If you need to share files among three or more PCs, you can use the PCTrans Technician for help.
Step 1. Open EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your server computers. Choose "PC to PC" to go to the next step.
Step 2. Connect the current PC to the target PC by entering the target computer's account password or its verification code. You can click and check the verification code on the right top of the "PC to PC" mainscreen on the target computer. Choose the transfer direction and click "Connect" to start the transfer process.
Step 3. Click "Files" > "Transfer" to copy all the files from one server to another. Or you can click "Edit" to select files at the files column > "Finish" > "Transfer" to migrate specific data you have chosen.
Step 4. Wait for the process finishes. PCTrans will transfer files at a fast speed. It won't take too long.
Except for files transfer on Windows Server computer, you can also use EaseUS Todo PCTransfer to transfer data from Windows 7 to Windows 10, or Windows 8 to Windows 10 to complete the in-place upgrade.
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Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac and how-to tips for partition management. He always keeps an eye on new releases and likes various electronic products.
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EaseUS Todo PCTrans can transfer settings, applications and data between PCs and HDDs. Your all-round PC transfer and migrate software to upgrade devices without re-installation.