Creating new BE’s using snapshots and clones can get messy with dependencies all over the place. I had an epiphany the other day, why not create a snapshot on the current dataset, send that snapshot to a new dataset within the same zpool (or elsewhere), and subsequently destroy the (two!) snapshots? Instant transfer of data, […]

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