[PC-BSD Dev] ZFS Snapshot properties?
kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 5 09:14:12 PDT 2013
On 08/03/2013 16:52, Claudio L. wrote:
> Moving along with the disk manager, I found out that the command 'zfs
> snapshot' accepts setting properties in the command line.
> However, Oracle documentation says that snapshots don't have
> properties and cannot be set.
> If I try to set a property on a snapshot using the command line, it
> always fails (at least with the few properties that I tried).
> Why does the 'zfs' command allow for property setting if no properties
> can be set? Or are there certain properties that can? If so, please
> point me to a list of properties that are valid on snapshots, I
> couldn't find anything out there.
> Thank you,
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> Dev at lists.pcbsd.org
According to the man-page it looks like "User Properties" can be set on
snapshots, but not all the built-ins.
Example 14 Setting User Properties
The following example sets the user-defined com.example:department
property for a dataset.
# zfs set com.example:department=12345 tank/accounting
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