zfs allow

By default many zfs operations needs elevated/root privileges. For example receiving a snapshot on a remote system. One does not want to open ssh to root user. With zfs allow permissions can be delegated to different users:

sudo zfs allow -u username snapshot,send,receive volume_name

sudo zfs allow -u steve snapshot,send,receive zroot

To check the status of a volume type:

zfs allow volume

zfs allow zroot
—- Permissions on zroot ——————————————–
Local+Descendent permissions:
user steve receive,send,snapshot

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