This tutorial by user Systems Engineer shows us how to set up FreeNAS 9.10 in a virtual environment on VMware Workstation or VMware Player. FreeNAS is a storage operating system based on FreeBSD. Testing out the network-attached storage software in a VM may be useful for those who’d like to try it out before installing on bare-metal or actual hardware. Follow the link below for further details, and watch the tutorial video below to begin installing:

This tutorial shows how to install, configure and review FreeNAS 9.10 Storage on VMware Workstation/Player step by step. We also configure RAID-5 Storage Volume and setup NFS and Samba/SMB/CIFS shares. This tutorial is also helpful to installing FreeNAS 9.10 on physical computer hardware or bare-metal server.

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