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some sub directories r there in the applications folder c:/oc4j/j2ee/home/applications;

i wanted to copy applications folder and pasted in home directory  and rename to node1.how to do it?
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Hi chaituu,

cp -R /oc4j/j2ee/home/applications ~/node1

I presumed that C: was typo - since this is Linux TA
Cheers!
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by:chaitu chaitu
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"I presumed that C: was typo - since this is Linux TA"

yes

to run the above command i have to come upto this directory /oc4j/j2ee/home
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Hi chaituu,

You do not have to change directories to execute this command
cp -R /oc4j/j2ee/home/applications ~/node1

Absolute path for source and destination have been specified ... ~/ refers to home directory.
Cheers!
sunnycoder
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i am using SSH ;can i run this command like this.

[usernamexxx@servernamexxx /]# cp -R /oc4j/j2ee/home/applications ~/node1
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Yes you can
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hi if you want to copy from a remote server then you need to use "scp" than cp.

if it is from a remote machine to your local machine then use

scp -r x.x.x.:/oc4j/j2ee/home/applications     /path/to/local/directory

where x.x.x.x is the ip address of the server FROM which you want to copy.

if it is from within the server then you need to do only a cp.

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