ZFS on root backup

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Jul 11 17:56:23 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> writes:

Matthew>    1) Really easy and unlimited amounts of snap-shotting.  As well as
Matthew>       making it really simple to get a coherent point-in-time backup of
Matthew>       an active filesystem, they also give you a really simple 'undo'
Matthew>       type functionality, so you can unwind accidental deletions and
Matthew>       other user mistakes.

And with zxfer (in ports), very simple means to transfer those snapshots
to another location.  I'm using that now on multiple machines, and it's
nearly flawless.

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