I have a single dataset that I am trying to move to a ZFS pool.
The Dataset itself does not contain data, but more datasets.
vault/root 1.62T 8.08T 336K
vault/root/ds1 42.8G 8.08T 895M
vault/root/ds2 6.65G 8.08T 272M
vault/root/ds3 102M 8.08T 102M
I am converting the tank on my ZFS server from 5 spindle RAIDZ1 (da0 - da4) to 7 spindle RAIDZ2 (da0 - da6).
In order to do that I have to copy all the data out of the tank to temporary storage, re-create the tank in RAIDZ2 format, and copy all the data back again.
There's currently about...
I am implementing a backup solution for a small webserver. So far, the tools I plan to use:
I want to zfs send an archive of the latest webserver snapshots to another HDD, then sync to cloud (rclone). I am missing a replication tool that does:
zfs send zroot/webserver@snapshot...
Because of several reasons I must install a centos7 virtual machine on a zfs filesystem on freebsd 11 (It must be centos, there is no other option for that)
Furthermore I need to be able to send a ZFS snapshot of the virtual machine to a remote backup system on a regular base. Which means that...
As far as I understand it zfs send | zfs receive works in the same manner as snapshots, that is storing the differences from the origin dataset in the snapshot (or in this case as a browsable dataset).
So if I completly remove the disk from the pool I'm zfs sending from, will the disk pool I...