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How to Determine the Capacity Used by Snapshots on a ZFS Storage Appliance (Doc ID 2121023.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to Determine the Capacity Used by Snapshots on a ZFS Storage Appliance(ZFSSA)

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Predicting the size of a snapshot
 How data is referenced in multiple snapshots
 Why does deleting a snapshot does not free up space as expected?
 Determining the total space consumed by snapshots
 To view the space used by snapshots using the Browser User Interface(BUI).
 To view the space used by snapshots using the Command Line Interface(CLI).
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