ZFS Raw Device User/group Ownership do not survive zone reboot
Last updated on APRIL 09, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Device file permissions/ownership has been manually set for a raw zvol on the underlying /devices file.
# ls -ltr /dev/zvol/rdsk/test_pool
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jan 29 11:45 testvol -> ../../../..//devices/pseudo/zfs@0:28,raw
# ls -ltr /devices/pseudo/zfs@0:28,raw
crw-rw---- 1 db dba 287, 28 Jan 29 11:47 /devices/pseudo/zfs@0:28,raw
Upon reboot the device ownership is reset to the default of root:root
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