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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

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