[OpenIndiana-discuss] ZFS remote receive

Jonathan Adams t12nslookup at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 12:42:35 UTC 2012

you could always set up an rsync server (not ssh):

man rsyncd.conf

this allows very controlled access, including read-only/specific IP


On 23 October 2012 13:32, Gary Gendel <gary at genashor.com> wrote:
> On 10/23/12 8:23 AM, Doug Hughes wrote:
>> On 10/23/2012 7:52 AM, Sebastian Gabler wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am facing a problem with zfs receive through ssh. As usually, root
>>> can't log on ssh; the log on users can't receive a zfs stream (rights
>>> problem), and pfexec is disabled on the target host (as I understand it is
>>> nowadays default for OI151_a...)
>>> What are the suggestions to solve this? I tried several approaches with
>>> sudo, and su to no avail. I had tried to enable pfexec on the target system,
>>> too and couldn't do it.
>> you can run it over any tcp transport. Do it yourself options include
>> using ttcp or netcat as a transport, but almost anything will do. It
>> requires a little bit more synchronization to do it this way since the
>> receiver must be running (piped into zfs recv) before the transmitter is
>> started or the transmitter will abort.
>> In the end, though, you need to run the zfs recv as root somehow. If
>> that's the crux of the problem and not the inability to ssh as root, you'll
>> have to figure out a fix to get root at least for the zfs recv process.
> I had the same issue with rsync over ssh.  I finally decided to make root a
> user and restrict login access.
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