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there is a scenario, where I need to copy folder files from local pc to my remote RDP server folder using c# console .is this the right way? what should i pass to the targetdirectory path?

What I have tried:

class Program
{
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        string sourceDirectory = @"\\192.168.0.163\Y$\Logs";
        string targetDirectory = @"\\ ?\X$";

        Copy(sourceDirectory, targetDirectory);
    }



    public static void Copy(string sourceDirectory, string targetDirectory)
    {
        DirectoryInfo diSource = new DirectoryInfo(sourceDirectory);
        DirectoryInfo diTarget = new DirectoryInfo(targetDirectory);

        CopyAll(diSource, diTarget);
    }

    public static void CopyAll(DirectoryInfo source, DirectoryInfo target)
    {
        Directory.CreateDirectory(target.FullName);

        // Copy each file into the new directory.
        foreach (FileInfo fi in source.GetFiles())
        {
            string  Filename= DateTime.Now.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy") + "_" +  fi.Name  ;
            Console.WriteLine(@"Copying {0}\{1}", target.FullName, Filename);
            fi.CopyTo(Path.Combine(target.FullName, Filename), true);
        }

        // Copy each subdirectory using recursion.
        foreach (DirectoryInfo diSourceSubDir in source.GetDirectories())
        {
            DirectoryInfo nextTargetSubDir =
                target.CreateSubdirectory(diSourceSubDir.Name);
            CopyAll(diSourceSubDir, nextTargetSubDir);
        }
    }


}
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Updated 23-Sep-19 7:52am
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ZurdoDev 23-Sep-19 10:04am
   
I believe that will only work if you have a mapped drive or a share to the other computer.
Andy Lanng 23-Sep-19 12:35pm
   
It would work if you are running as a user that has already logged on to that server, either via a mapped drive or any other "explorer" style method.
I'd tell you to use sFTP if the machine isn't local or use a mapped drive if it is.
You can run scripts to map a drive, then have your app run that script when the drive isn't mapped for the user it runs as

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