zfs(1m) send/recv failed with "Cannot receive: stream encryption 'aes-256-ccm'(5) differs from receiving dataset value 'off'(2)"

(Doc ID 2133469.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When performing a backup via zfs(1M) send/recv from an encrypted data stream to an unencrypted dataset, one may encounter error described in this document.

Below is a demonstration of  how one would would encounter such error.

For example, we have an encrypted source zpool "spool" sending data stream over to destination dataset "dpool/backup/s".


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