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June 7, 2016

Copy Large Files (Over 2GB) using Windows Remote Desktop Connection

We’ve done a few Sitecore migrations lately and had to move some big database backups from server to server. If this was Linux, we’d just use Rsync but we always use Windows Remote Desktop Connection so it wasn’t something we’d come across too often in the past.

If the file is under 2GB we’ve just been able to copy and paste it through RDP from the remote computer to whichever computer we are connecting to it from. However if it’s over 2GB you can not and it doesn’t give you any message to say it isn’t working, it just does not copy.

So, after some Googling here is how to do it.

1. Open the Remote Desktop Connection [...]

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