The developers of FreeNAS have made available the first release candidate of version 11.3. This version introduces some new features, and stability and usability improvements such as a redesigned replication framework, network interface management, ACME support, rewritten dashboard and reporting, new iSCSI wizard, and more. See the link below for the full list of changes. Download the ISO/image here.

We are pleased to announce the general availability of FreeNAS 11.3-RC1. The 11.3 series represent a year-long development and testing effort. In a departure from previous BETA release cycles, this RC has been fully vetted by the iXsystems QA team internally and users should notice a significant improvement in both stability and usability.

Please read these Release Notes thoroughly before updating to become familiar with the potential impacts of the many new features brought in by this update. Please report any bugs to

To install this release, refer to for installation instructions and to download the installation file.

Updating to 11.3-RC1

Before updating an existing FreeNAS system: …

FreeNAS 11.3-RC1 Release Notes:

FreeNAS 11.3-RC1