The developers of FreeNAS have made available the second release candidate of FreeNAS 11.2. In this version, VMs are more crash resistant, boot loader changed from GRUB to FreeBSD boot loader, more Cloud Sync tasks, removal of several plugins (Sabnzbd, Sickrage, TinyTinyRSS), OpenZFS update, and a number of bug fixes. See the link below for a detailed report. Download the ISO/image file here.

We are pleased to announce the general availability of FreeNAS 11.2-RC2. This final release candidate for the 11.2 series is considered to be feature-complete and ready for testing. Users, especially those who use Plugins, Jails, or VMs, are encouraged to update to this release in order to take advantage of the many improvements and bug fixes to those subsystems. Please report any bugs to

To update to this release, select the 11.2-STABLE train in System ? Update. Should you need to return to the 11.1 series after updating, reboot and select that boot environment from the boot menu.

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