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Managing ZFS File Systems in Oracle® Solaris 11.3

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Updated: May 2019

Identifying ZFS Problems

As a combined file system and volume manager, ZFS can exhibit many different failures. This chapter outlines how to diagnose general hardware failures and then how to resolve pool device and file system problems. You can encounter the following types of problems:

Note that a single pool can experience all three errors, so a complete repair procedure involves finding and correcting one error, proceeding to the next error, and so on.