Category Archives: ZFS Fun Fact

How to configure Time-Slider/autosnap without using the GUI

This is a straight forward process with a twist. The twist is setting an un-obvious ZFS property. Here are the highlights: Configure Snapshot Properties in SMF repo Set super secret ZFS property to enable snapshots Enable related services Voila! Okay, … Continue reading

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How to check the size of the ZFS ARC and L2ARC

  ZFS Fun Fact The ZFS ARC is the Adaptive Replacement Cache. There is a simply way check the size of the cache on any OpenIndiana, Solaris, OpenSolaris, or Nexenta system. Simply run the following command as root or equivalent … Continue reading

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