Storage naming conventions

The following table lists the naming conventions for Storage components:

Not allowed Allowed
  • Empty components
  • Reserved words. For example, mirror, raidz, spare
  • Names beginning with the sequence c[0-9]
  • Alphanumeric characters; names of Storage Volumes must begin with an alphanumeric character
  • The following special characters:
    • Underscore (_)
    • Hyphen (-)
    • Period (.)