I found out today something I am sure to forget.
In every zfs dataset there is an invisible directory (by invisible, I mean that it does NOT show up with ls -a) name .zfs. In side this directory are two subdirectories, shares and snapshots.
The snapshots subdirectory is a perfectly serviceable read-only access to all the snapshots. Viz:
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I want to be able to get to my wife’s mac, in another city. She is an unsophisticated user, and I’d like to be able to help her when she needs help, but I can’t ask her to do very much setup. I also want to be able to provide backup for her files.
The first step was to outfit her with one of the little gateway pis previously described. Once that was done, we managed, together, to enable me to get to her mac with ssh, by way of the pi tunnel. And we managed to set up an account on her mac under my name.
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