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FreeNAS 8.2 and newer versions have support for plugins, i.e. extentions in the form of PC-BSD‘s PBIs (Push Button Install). There’s some good plugin documentation available on the FreeNAS website explaining how to use the plugins, how to install the plugins jail, … Continue reading
Ronnie has added a new video to the BSDTutorial Youtube channel. This video teaches you how to encrypt the swap partition in FreeBSD 1. Edit /boot/loader.conf 2. Add: Add GEOM_ELI Add device_crypto 3. Edit /etc/fstab Add .eli at the end … Continue reading
The FreeNAS Team has uploaded another video showing how to configure the Transmission, Firefly, and MiniDLNA plugins on FreeNAS 8.3.0 and how make them together as a streaming media platform. Video 1 can be watched here
Since not not everybody is able to attend (all) FreeBSD related conferences, it’s good that these presentations are uploaded so everybody can watch them later, and the rest of the online community can familiarise themselves with FreeBSD and related operating … Continue reading
Olivier, who is the founder and maintainer of BSDRP (BSD Router Project), has recently been working on getting FreeBSD to run on the Nintendo Wii gaming console: FreeBSD kernel for Wii. See it here in action:
“Imagine this scenario: Another business group in your midsize company needs some new network connectivity, but they also require a number of network security features, including an integrated access point, user authentication, VPN capabilities, and a firewall to separate a … Continue reading
The FreeNAS team has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-BETA3. This is the last planned public beta of 8.3.0 as it moves towards the final. “This BETA includes a refactoring of the Active Directory and LDAP integration. It has a … Continue reading