[zfs-discuss] Incremental snapshot cannot be received "cannot restore to XXXXX: destination already exists"
explosive.tom at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 06:38:43 EST 2017
I have a zfs pool (named "marvin") on my home server. I want to send
individual snapshots of various volumes from marvin to a USB external drive
that I have created as a pool ("backup_usb_2tb_1").
I have create snapshots and sent them to the usb drive as so:
zfs snapshot marvin/audio at usb_backup
zfs send marvin/audio at usb_backup | zfs receive -dF backup_usb_2tb_1
which has created the snapshot on the backup pool as
(backup_usb_2tb_1/audio at usb_backup)
I have then renamed the snapshot on my main pool:
zfs rename marvin/audio at usb_backup marvin/audio at usb_backup_old
and tried to send the incremental changes:
zfs send -i marvin/audio at usb_backup_old marvin/audio at usb_backup | zfs
receive -Fd backup_usb_2tb_1
but I get this error message: "cannot restore to
backup_usb_2tb_1/audio at usb_backup: destination already exists"
I have also tried without "-F" on zfs recv but I get the same message.
Any ideas what I am doing wrong?
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