[PC-BSD Testing] ZFS send/recv and Warden

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 26 06:55:51 PDT 2013


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On 08/26/2013 07:24, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 01:25:16PM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 08/23/2013 13:15, Francis Ridder wrote:
>>>
>>> What I would really love to be able to do is, using zfs snapshots +
>>> send/recv migrate a jail on one machine to another. Creating the
>>> export seems faster than the bsdtar method currently and could enable
>>> things like incremental syncs between machines and would allow exports
>>> of a running jail. Does anyone have an examples of doing this?
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> We are putting the finishing touches on the new "Life-Preserver" CLI &
>> GUI utility which will handle most of this automatically. It'll let you
>> snapshot / replicate the entire OS, not just jails. And should your
>> system die a horrible flaming death, no big deal. You can throw our
>> install DVD into a fresh box, and restore the entire OS back from the
>> replicated data :)
>
> Cool, does it integrate with a remote FreeNAS box?
>

That's the idea. Eventually I will add some ZeroConf stuff for detecting
a FreeNAS box to backup to, but it'll still work with any system running
a compatible version of ZFS.

- -- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems
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