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1.  Oracle Solaris ZFS File System (Introduction)

2.  Getting Started With Oracle Solaris ZFS

3.  Oracle Solaris ZFS and Traditional File System Differences

4.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Pools

5.  Managing ZFS Root Pool Components

6.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS File Systems

7.  Working With Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots and Clones

Overview of ZFS Snapshots

Creating and Destroying ZFS Snapshots

Holding ZFS Snapshots

Renaming ZFS Snapshots

Displaying and Accessing ZFS Snapshots

Disk Space Accounting for ZFS Snapshots

Rolling Back a ZFS Snapshot

Identifying ZFS Snapshot Differences (zfs diff)

Overview of ZFS Clones

Creating a ZFS Clone

Destroying a ZFS Clone

Replacing a ZFS File System With a ZFS Clone

Sending and Receiving ZFS Data

Saving ZFS Data With Other Backup Products

Identifying ZFS Snapshot Streams

Sending a ZFS Snapshot

Receiving a ZFS Snapshot

Applying Different Property Values to a ZFS Snapshot Stream

Sending and Receiving Complex ZFS Snapshot Streams

Remote Replication of ZFS Data

8.  Using ACLs and Attributes to Protect Oracle Solaris ZFS Files

9.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Delegated Administration

10.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Advanced Topics

11.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Troubleshooting and Pool Recovery

12.  Archiving Snapshots and Root Pool Recovery

13.  Recommended Oracle Solaris ZFS Practices

A.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Version Descriptions


Chapter 7

Working With Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots and Clones

This chapter describes how to create and manage Oracle Solaris ZFS snapshots and clones. Information about saving snapshots is also provided.

The following sections are provided in this chapter: