This parameter specifies the copy command to be used to copy files to local disks.

Syntax: disk_copy_cmd = copy|dd|rman|copy_gnu|dd_gnu|rman_gnu

Default: copy

Possible values:

·        copy: Data is copied by a cp (UNIX) or copy (Windows) command to disk.

·        dd: Data is copied by dd command to disk.

·        rman: Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) is called to copy data to disk. See RMAN Backup with an External Backup Library.

·        Suffix gnu: you can use the GNU tools to copy files. GNU cpio in particular is used to copy directories to disk