Copying files ought to be simple. After all, even the earliest versions of MS-DOS contained XCopy.exe, right? But XCopy – any many other file-copy utilities – miss a few important points in a modern networked environment.
As with everything in IT it’s all about having the right tools. Even a PowerShell script can wind up causing you a ton of manual effort – avoid that with a file migration or copying tool that’s designed for the real world. You can take a look at my video, Migrating Files: The Limitations of Using PowerShell, to see what I mean.