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FSSNAP Overview (Doc ID 1012050.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms


This document is not intended to be a troubleshooting document. It is simply designed to explain 'fssnap' on the most basic level.
This is a good document for a Solaris user who is curious as to what the 'fssnap' utility is and how it works.
Again, it is important to note that this is not a troubleshooting doc nor is it an all encompassing doc. It is a good simple explanation of fssnap at it's most basic level.

For more information about 'fssnap' read the official documentation:

Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library - System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems - Chapter 20 Using UFS Snapshots


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In this Document
  fssnap - How Does It Work 
  fssnap - How To Get Information Of 'fssnap'
 fssnap - Clearing Out The Snapshots

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