zfs (zxfer) replication -- "holes" in backups?

Aleksandr Miroslav alexmiroslav at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 17:40:29 UTC 2016

On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 10:36 PM, Jon Radel <jon at radel.com> wrote:
> > Occasionally, for whatever reason, zxfer can't replicate a particular snapshot.
> In particular, might you be using the -d and -F options, or more
> precisely, failing to do so?

Just checked, and all my backup scripts use both of those switches.

> zxfer -vFdk -o setuid=off,compression=lz4 -T mirrors at filer.radel.com -R
> zroot pool1/mirrors/stream.radel.com
> I do *not* see the problem you describe

Here is what my backup script looks like:

    /usr/local/sbin/zxfer -dFkPv -g 376 -T root at remote.example.org -R
zroot zroot/backups

I think I have mostly the same switches as you.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list