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Category Archives: FreeNAS
FreeNAS (+FreeNAS) is excellent but it lacks the HAST (Highly Available STorage) feature, However, TrueNAS has this feature integrated. FreeNAS is a FreeBSD-based (nanobsd) open source Network Attached Storage Platform developed by iXsystems, that supports file sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. Since … Continue reading
We have a quick FreeBSD related events update: one that’s upcoming(MeetBSD) and one that has taken place already (KyivBSD). MeetBSD California 2012 MeetBSD California will be held this upcoming weekend, November 3-4 at Yahoo! in Santa Clara, CA. Josh Paetzel will be presenting “FreeNAS: Storage … Continue reading
Josh Paetzel from iXsystems has announced the release of FreeNAS 8.3.0: “The FreeNAS development team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RELEASE. FreeNAS 8.3.0 is based on FreeBSD 8.3 with version 28 of the ZFS file system. This is … Continue reading
The FreeNAS development team (www.freenas.org) has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RC1. Images and plugins can be downloaded from FreeNAS SourceForge page: This is the first and only release candidate planned for the final version of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RELEASE. FreeNAS 8.3.0 … Continue reading
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
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
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
Josh Paetzel has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-BETA, an open source storage platform based on FreeBSD that supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. Most of the changes and updates have gone into AD and LDAP integration and improvements. Support … Continue reading