[zfs-discuss] Incremental snapshot cannot be received "cannot restore to XXXXX: destination already exists"

Richard Elling richard.elling at richardelling.com
Mon Dec 11 17:04:42 EST 2017


> On Dec 11, 2017, at 12:58 PM, Richard Laager via zfs-discuss <zfs-discuss at list.zfsonlinux.org> wrote:
> 
>> On 12/11/2017 02:40 PM, Richard Elling via zfs-discuss wrote:
>> Even better solutions include metadata as user properties and don’t
>> mangle the name.
> 
> How would you name snapshots then? Incrementing integer?

monotonically incrementing value or, for more automated approaches, a uuid based upon several factors 

  -- richard

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