exp userid=system/manager file=/directory/my_dump.dmp ……
If you do not specify the directory for your dump file, Oracle will create the dump file in your current directory. If you omit the FILE parameter, the exp utility will default to creating a dump file called "expdat.dmp."
Dig Deeper on Oracle database administration
Related Q&A from Brian Peasland
Oracle expert Brian Peasland answers one reader's question about common pitfalls when connecting Oracle to outside programs. Continue Reading
One reader asks expert Brian Peasland a question about datafile sizes with the Oracle RMAN duplicate 10g command. Continue Reading
Managing parent table-child table relations in Oracle SQL environments is key to efficient programming. Continue Reading