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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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About This Book

1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

15.  The format Utility (Reference)

16.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

17.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

18.  Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

21.  UFS File System (Reference)

22.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview)

23.  Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

24.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

Using UFS Snapshots (Task Map)

UFS Snapshots Overview

Why Use UFS Snapshots?

UFS Snapshots Performance Issues

Creating and Deleting UFS Snapshots

Creating a Multiterabyte UFS Snapshot

How to Create a UFS Snapshot

How to Display UFS Snapshot Information

Deleting a UFS Snapshot

How to Delete a UFS Snapshot

Backing Up a UFS Snapshot

How to Create a Full Backup of a UFS Snapshot (ufsdump)

How to Create an Incremental Backup of a UFS Snapshot (ufsdump)

How to Back Up a UFS Snapshot (tar)

Restoring Data From a UFS Snapshot Backup

25.  Restoring UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

26.  UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

27.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

28.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Using UFS Snapshots (Task Map)

For Instructions
1. Create a UFS snapshot.
Create a read-only copy of a file system by using the fssnap command.
2. Display UFS snapshot information.
Identify UFS snapshot information such as the raw snapshot device.
3. (Optional) Delete a UFS snapshot.
Delete a snapshot that is already backed up or no longer needed.
4. (Optional) Back up a UFS snapshot.
Choose one of the following backup methods:
Create a full backup of a UFS snapshot by using the ufsdump command.
Create an incremental backup of a UFS snapshot by using the ufsdump command.

Back up a UFS snapshot by using the tar command.
5. (Optional) Restore data from a UFS snapshot.
Restore the UFS snapshot the same way as you would restore data by using the ufsrestore command.