FreeNAS LogoVolker Theile has announced the release of FreeNAS 0.69.1 (Omnius), an updated version of the FreeBSD-based operating system providing free Network-Attached Storage (NAS) services.

Majors changes: 

  • Upgrade Samba to 3.0.34. 
  • Upgrade ProFTPD to 1.3.2. 
  • Upgrade mDNSResponder to 1.08.6. 
  • Upgrade lighttpd to 1.4.22. 
  • Upgrade cdialog to 1.1.20080819. 
  • Upgrade e2fsprogs to 1.41.4. 
  • Upgrade nut to 2.4.1. 
  • Upgrade transmission to 1.51. 
  • Upgrade fusefs-ntfs/ntfs-3g to 2009.2.1. 
  • Upgrade 3Ware serial ATA RAID controller driver to 9.5.1. 
  • Upgrade bash to 4.0.10. 

Minors changes: 

  • Add ‘SSL/TLS only’ on ‘Services|FTP’ page to allow TLS/SSL connections only. 
  • Add ‘Reverse DNS lookup’ on ‘Services|FTP’ page. This and the ‘Ident protocol’ option are disabled per default because they may slow down or break the user login to the FTP server in some situations. 
  • Add ‘Authentication’ checkbox on ‘Services|BitTorrent’ page to enable/disable authentication for TransmissionBT WebGUI. 
  • Add checkbox to enable WOL on ‘Network|Interfaces|LAN’ and ‘Interfaces|Optionalx’ pages. Please note that WOL only works for nfe, nve, sis, vr, xl. 
  • Add traceroute6 command. 
  • Add *.iso support to Fuppes UPnP. 
  • Move ‘m2ts’ video file extension to ‘default’ section. 
  • Add ‘Remote monitoring’ to ‘Services|UPS’ to allow adding remote monitors that monitor the local installed UPS in slave mode. 
  • Use WebGUI administrator password for the NUT user ‘root’. 
  • Add ability to mount UDF ISO images. 
  • Disable download feature in Quixplorer because there are misc. (PHP and system) limitations that makes this feature senseless. 
  • Prevent generation of core dump files (BR 2662404). Can be enabled via ‘System|Advanced|sysctl.conf’. 
  • Add ability to enable/disable sysctl variables in ‘System|Advanced|sysctl.conf’. 
  • Add XMLRPC services that are available via, e.g. system.getInfo. 
  • Add ability to configure ProFTPD module mod_ban via WebGUI. 
  • Add device I/O statistics to ‘Status|Disks’ page. 
  • Replace msntp with FreeBSD’s ntpdate. 
  • Allow setting TransmissionBT WebGUI user name. 
  • Allow to set the following TransmissionBT settings via WebGUI: peer port, port forwarding, pex, encryption mode and max. upload/download bandwidth. 

For bug fixes and restrictions/known problems, check the announcement.


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