I have a text file that has ~500,000 full paths. I want to copy them to a NAS once. It's about 1TB of data. Should I make a zip file with all the files or copy them individually? How can I do either automatically?
You can do this with a
Do the above command and walk away for a few hours. If the path's are relitive path's in your list file replace
Don't forget you will need privileges to read the file to copy them so if any of your files are in restricted folders (like other users Document's folders) you will need to run the command prompt/batch file as Administrator. Also if you run this in a batch file you will need to replace the single
If you list of 500,000 files are just all the files under
I would recommend the following switches