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How can compression be applied to an existing ZFS filesystem? (Doc ID 2221365.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

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

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When using the command “zfs set compression=[some value other than off] [zfs dataset]” on an existing filesystem what is the best method to get the existing data compressed?
 

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