A Magic Trick From ZFS

This is a short description about how to recover a single or multiple files from a ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD. The same trick might work on Linux, I haven’t tried, if you did please let […]

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 […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD – Part 2

In my previous post I presented how to do live backups of a running FreeBSD server with ZFS snapshot, today I’m doing the follow up: how to increment that snapshot. If you have a big […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD

A very nice way to do a live backup of your server/work station is with ZFS snapshots, of course, if you use ZFS. You can send a snapshot to: a file, the local system, via […]


This video describes the best my feelings about ZFS. Thanks @allanjude and @chrislas [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9EMgi_XOoo&w=560&h=315]