complete clone/restore from a ZFS-based system replication stream

Victor Sudakov vas at
Wed Sep 28 07:09:09 UTC 2016

Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > but what if I just wanted to test the stream without actually receiving it?
> Pipe the stream into zstreamdump(8) -- this will print out headers and
> some statistics from the stream and verify all of the checksums.

A good tool, but... I have deliberately manually corrupted a
stream and fed it to zstreamdump. It found an "Incorrect checksum in
record header" but zstreamdump's exit code is still 0. 


Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
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