Made this a resource, as this has helped me a couple of times and is simple enough for inexperienced users to succeed.
I'd like to add a step-by-step guide that help me to do that. I it found over at lawrencesystems.com
I wanted to move jails from bluePool to ssdPool
logged out from...
I have attempted to make a backup of a dataset with zfs send. The backup BACKUP03/TANK/library appears to contain over 4 TB of data (just like the source dataset TANK/library). When I do an ls -la on /BACKUP03/TANK/library no files are shown.
Has the dataset BACKUP03/TANK/library been...
Setup is two Volumes.
Volume01 is 4 disks (2x2TB, 2x4TB) - 3.7TB in use
Volume02 is 2 disks (2x6TB)
I want to migrate the data from Volume01 to Volume02. Following the excellent directions I migrated the system data to the boot disk and then tried to do the snapshot and send/receive. Then I...
I'm building a system with two backup servers (A and B).
I'll have 10+ hosts pushing datasets to backup A via zfs send.
Backup A will then push all of those datasets to backup B using zfs send.
My question is - will backup A write everything that it receives via zfs receive into the...
Two questions -
1) Does 'zfs receive' utilize the ZIL and therefor a SLOG if you have one?
2) I have several 16 drive (3.5") chassis that I've inherited that I'll be using for backups for VM hosts. I'll be using zfs send/rec to get the data there. Would I be better off having two 8 drive...
I'm not sure what it is that is wrong, but I have been unable to send snapshots from a FreeBSD 11 machine using zxfer, as a normal user, doing everything I can think of.
So far the things I have done to enable ZFS send receive as a regular user are the following: