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'abgleich' 0.0.5 released
A ZFS synchronization and backup tool

0.0.5 release of abgleich, a simple ZFS sync tool and pleiszenburg.de open source project. The handling of the root dataset of the tree of synchronized datasets can be configured.

  • BSD
  • Backup
  • Linux
  • Python
  • Python Package
  • Release
  • Unix
  • ZFS


abgleich shows local and remote ZFS dataset trees / zpools. It creates meaningful snapshots only if datasets have actually been changed. It compares a local dataset tree to a remote, backup dataset tree. It pushes backups to remote. It cleanes up older snapshot on local system. Runs from the command line and produces nice, user-friendly, readable, colorized output.


  • FEATURE: Version shown in GUI
  • FEATURE: Version exposed through --version option on command line
  • FEATURE: While {zpool}{/{prefix}} is included in all operations by default, this can be deactivated by setting the new include_root configuration option to no, see #14.
  • FIX: If a remote host is not up, provide a proper error and fail gracefully, see #15.


Installation instructions are available on Github.

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