[SunHELP] Best way to copy ZFS filesystems across network?

Brian Richman bjrichus at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 22 18:00:56 CST 2012

This is a script mentioned in one of the comments... looks interesting?
> From: Brian Richman <bjrichus at yahoo.com>
>To: The SunHELP List <sunhelp at sunhelp.org> 
>Sent: Saturday, December 22,
2012 5:46 PM
>Subject: Re: [SunHELP] Best way to copy ZFS filesystems across
>Not quite what you asked for, but steps 11 and 12 might be a
>I've not seen
>"mirror ... from one box to another", using anything else
other than something
>like rsync. It would be interesting to know if anyone
does this using a
>'proper' mirror with one disk on one server and the second
on another! 
>I bet
>performance would stink if it was possible if the
interconnecting LAN was
>anything like busy and/or the file sizes were large!!
>> From: "microcode at zoho.com"
><microcode at zoho.com>
>>To: sunhelp at sunhelp.org 
>>Sent: Saturday, December
>2012 11:58 AM
>>Subject: [SunHELP] Best way to copy ZFS filesystems
>>I want to mirror several ZFS filesystems from one box
to another.
>I was
>>going to use rsync because that's what I usually use. Is
there any
>>or disadvantage to using zfs send/receive? It seems
weird to me you
>have to
>>take a snapshot to send something but I guess the
>>sending would be as good as rsync after that.
anybody has done
>this I would be interested to hear how you did it and
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