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

Aleksandr Miroslav alexmiroslav at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 19:02:43 UTC 2016

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 4:36 AM, Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka at gmail.com> wrote:
> I ran into this problem where the snapshots the machine that was backing
> up to named the snapshots the same thing so zxfer thought the transfer
> didn't need to happen.  I "solved" this by putting the hostname in the
> snapshot name.

zfstools determines whether or not to snap a filesystem by looking at
a property.
In my particular case, I didn't reset this property before zfs sending
the snap to
another machine running zfstools. Now that it is working properly, I'm happy
with the setup.


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