Copying the Transport File From Disk to Tape at the UNIX Source Machine

In order to copy a transport file from disk to tape at the source machine, issue the UNIX dd command. Here is an example:

 dd if=tranfile of=/dev/tape1 bs=8000 



  • copies the specified input file to the specified output device.


  • specifies the input file (or transport file).


  • specifies the output file (or tape device).


  • specifies the input file and output file block size as 8000.

See the UNIX dd (1) manual page for more details.

Moving and Accessing SAS 9.1 Files
Moving And Accessing SAS 9.1 Files
ISBN: 1590472306
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 109
Authors: SAS Institute © 2008-2017.
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