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Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Importance of a ZFS Pool Scrub (Doc ID 2118680.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Purpose

The purpose of this document is to explain the importance of scrub on Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance and discuss the frequency of scrubbing the pool.

 

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 What is a scrub?
 Why is a scrub necessary?
 How frequently should a scrub be run?
 How long does a scrub take to complete?
 What impact does a scrub have on the system?
 How is a scrub performed?
 Can the scrub process be automated?
References

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