troubleshooting Question

How to find certain files and copy them with their directories to a directory?

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We are trying to find all files in a directory, that contains multiple sub-directories for the file type ".png" and ".jpg". We are using:

find /otrs_attachment_files/2013/10/15/ -type f \( -name "*.png" -o -name "*.jpg" \) -exec cp -ar {} /root/otrs_test_filebackup \;

but it doesn't retain each files' directory.

What's the proper command?

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