According to this site you can use the "exp" to generate a dump file (something like exp.dat) for a database.

However, I want to specify the exact location of where this dump file should be written to. Something like:


How do I tell "exp" command to use a specifc directory to write the dump file to?

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    exp file=<<whatever path you want>> <<whatever parameters you want>>? Aug 17 '16 at 19:05
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    Why are you still using exp instead of expdp? With data pump you can use DIrectory Parameter
    – vercelli
    Aug 17 '16 at 21:49

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