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

Mike Tancsa mike at
Wed Sep 28 14:56:58 UTC 2016

On 9/27/2016 10:35 PM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> but what if I just wanted to test the stream without actually receiving it?

Dont think there is a way.  A lot of people backup the stream to an
actual zfs file server. That way you have zfs make sure all is "good"
with the backup. When you send it to a file, make sure the file is
stored on a system that wont allow bitrot as the file can easily become


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