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MKSNAP_FFS(8)             BSD System Manager's Manual            MKSNAP_FFS(8)

NAME
     mksnap_ffs -- take a file system snapshot

SYNOPSIS
     mksnap_ffs mountpoint snapshot_name

DESCRIPTION
     The mksnap_ffs utility creates a snapshot named snapshot_name on the file
     system mounted at mountpoint.  The snapshot_name argument must be con-
     tained within the file system mounted at mountpoint.

     The group ownership of the file is set to ``operator''; the owner of the
     file remains ``root''.  The mode of the snapshot is set to be readable by
     the owner or members of the ``operator'' group.

SEE ALSO
     chmod(2), chown(8), mount(8)

HISTORY
     The mksnap_ffs utility first appeared in FreeBSD 5.0.

BSD                            January 19, 2003                            BSD