File Preservation is a function of Ghost that can be used to preserve files and/or folders on a drive when deploying an image. Options for File Preservation are found in 'Deploy Image' tasks under 'Advanced'.
Files and folders can be preserved at the same time to their original or new locations. They can also be renamed and moved to different disk partitions but not to different physical drives.
'Folder' will be preserved to its original location. A destination path is not required.
'File.txt' will be moved to the Windows directory.
'Folder' is moved and renamed.
A new location will be created and 'Folder' will be renamed on the 'Data' volume. As selected, if the file cannot be found the image deployment will be aborted.
Files are preserved in sequential order. In the example above the following will happen: