Migration of ZPOOL Storage
Occasionally, you might need to move a storage pool between systems. To do so, the storage devices must be disconnected from the original system and reconnected to the destination system. This task can be accomplished by physically recabling the devices, or by using multiported devices such as the devices on a SAN. ZFS enables you to export the pool from one machine and import it on the destination system, even if the system are of different architectural endianness. For information about replicating or migrating file systems between different storage pools, which might reside on different machines, see Sending and Receiving ZFS Data….