Proper way to share ZFS via NFS

krad kraduk at
Tue Sep 10 11:10:14 UTC 2013

which is why you shouldnt use /etc/exports for zfs datasets. Just because
you can do something doesn't mean you should eg dancing down the motorway
at night in dark clothing is never a good idea, no matter how confident you
are in your skills.

On 9 September 2013 15:22, Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at> wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Sep 2013 11:43:03 -0700
> aurfalien <aurfalien at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Wondering whats the correct way to share ZFS, /etc/exports or via zfs
> > commands which alter /etc/zfs/exports?
>         As far as I can see both work just fine. The first has the benefit
> that it puts your ZFS exports in the standard place for exports and won't
> need fiddling with if you decide that you want to move one of them to some
> other filesystem. The second has the benefit that it integrates better with
> the ZFS tools.
>         The one thing you don't want to do is put the same export in both.
> --
> Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>
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