FreeBSD ZFS snapshots and "previous versions"
dennis at lightandshadow.tv
Thu Mar 31 00:53:07 UTC 2016
I probably just didn`t explain it good enough.
Thank you guys for your help, i get back to you if i can`t get it to
work for some reason.
Am 30.03.2016 um 23:34 schrieb Brandon J.Wandersee:
> Dennis Steinkamp writes:
>> exactly, this is what i wanted to do.
>> Thank you (all) very much for your help. :)
>> Am 30.03.2016 um 11:31 schrieb Gabor Radnai:
>>> If I understand correctly OP wants to use Windows feature called 'Previous
>>> Version' off from BSD filer.
>>> This can be done on FreeBSD + Samba4 adding followings to smb4.conf:
>>> vfs objects = shadow_copy2
>>> shadow:format = %Y-%m-%d_%H.%M.%S--1h
>>> shadow:sort = desc
>>> shadow:mountpoint = <path-to-share>
>>> shadow:snapdir = .zfs/snapshot
>>> shadow:localtime = yes
>>> format is customizable and zfs snapshot should be aligned accordingly
>>> Hope it helps.
> Ah, I see. I jumped to the conclusion you wanted a web interface because
> I thought you wanted to allow users to directly control ZFS filesystems,
> which isn't possible through Windows. I didn't even know "shadow copy"
> was a thing.
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