Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC4

Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC4

iXsystems has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.0-RC4. Barring major bugs this is likely the last release candidate before 8.0-RELEASE. Beside mostly bug fixes there is one last bit of new functionality, which is GUI replacement of drives in volumes, and a few...
Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC3

Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC3

Josh Paetzel has announced the third Release Candidate of FreeNAS. A number of bugs have been squashed, problems fixed, and, surprisingly for an RC3, new features added (volume importer in the storage application). Highlights include a volume importer better AFP...

Making a software RAID1 under FreeNAS (video)

These two videos show how to set up a software RAID1 under FreeNAS. If you’re wondering what RAID1 means, RAID1 uses mirroring to write data to for instance two drives. This means that when you write a file or save a video, the file is written to two disks. If...
Available:  FreeNAS 8.0 RC2

Available: FreeNAS 8.0 RC2

iXsystems has announced FreeNAS RC2. Josh Paetzel writes: I uploaded RC2 to Sourceforge Friday and am just getting around to an announcement now, some health issues prevented me from gettin as much computer time as I would’ve liked this weekend. That being said,...
Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC1

Available: FreeNAS 8.0-RC1

iXsystems has released FreeNAS 8.0 RC1. This RC provides a number of enhancements over previous Beta snapshots that have been released. The files can be downloaded from the SourceForge FreeNAS-8 page. More than just a huge jump in version numbers. FreeNAS 8.0 blends...