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we cannot copy this

[oracle@mac ~]$ scp /u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat oracle@term2:/home/oracle/Desktop/
oracle@term2's password:
/u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat: not a regular file
[oracle@mac ~]$ scp /u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat oracle@term2:/home/oracle/Desktop/
oracle@term2's password:


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walkerdba
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ozoCommented:
/u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat appears to be a directory, not a file.
If you want to copy all files contained in /u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat  you might try
scp -r /u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat/ oracle@term2:/home/oracle/Desktop/
or
scp /u01/app/oracle/oradata/dat/* oracle@term2:/home/oracle/Desktop/
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joolsCommented:
if you need more help on the options for commands you can use `man <command>` eg/ `man scp` if your not sure what a command is you can use the `k` option which allows you to search the command summaries for keywords eg/ `man -k network`.
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walkerdbaAuthor Commented:
yes
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