How to take zfs snapshot and rollback

In this post we will discuss how to take ZFS snapshot and restore data using that snapshot.

If you want to take snapshot of a ZFS filesystem the syntax is simple.

zfs snapshot pool/filesystem@somename

Let’s take an example, we have a zpool named “cvpool” and it has a filesystem “cldvdsfs”.

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Crash course on zpool and zfs in Solaris

In this post we will have a look on how to use zpool and zfs in Solaris.

We will start after labeling a new disk c0t2d0.

Create zpool

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  • Once we have labelled the disk let’s add it in a zpool “cvpool” .
# zpool create cvpool c0t2d0

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