How To Backup, Restore, or Move a ZFS Volume (ZVOL) using 'zfs send/receive' (Doc ID 2082450.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 8/07 U4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 ZFS Volumes (ZVOLs) are commonly used for Logical Domains (LDOMs), ASM, and other products that require block level storage.  This document provides procedures to backup, restore, or move zvols to another ZFS Pool (zpool) on the same or a different host.

Solution

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