I'm trying a new method of snapshots of gold images for my linked-clone pools. Usually I make one gold master for each pool, and update each master monthly. That's getting rather time consuming, so now I'm making a single gold master for all pools, and snapshots for each pool. I can run the updates on the master and then re-snapshot for each pool. Hopefully I only have to run monthly updates on one image instead of five, and reduce the chance of the images getting corrupted.


This is the old method, with each pool having it's own gold and snapshots:

To this, which looks much cleaner: