Incremental ZFS snapshots cannot be received if 'atime' of a filesystem or it's contents have been changed on receiving host (Doc ID 1476382.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 HW2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

 

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This issue occurs when a snapshot is received to another pool on the same system or a pool on a remote system.  If commands such as ls(1) or cd(1) are run on the receiving pool or dataset to verify the 'zfs receive' was successful, the atime (acces time) is modified.  The next 'zfs receive' will fail with the following:

 

Cause

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