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iXsystems Products Not Vulnerable to Shellshock-related Exploits

Posted in Announcement, FreeNAS, PC-BSD on October 02, 2014

Over the past few weeks, the Open Source Software community has been dealing with the fallout from the discovery of a significant vulnerability in the GNU Bash shell used by default in many Linux-based operating systems. iXsystems products are based on FreeBSD, not Linux. Like FreeBSD, our software does not use Bash by default. Most of the "Shellshock" vulnerabilities result from programs that pass external input directly to Bash. While iXsystems software does include Bash as a user shell option, Bash is never the system shell by default and thus our software is not vulnerable to the exploits currently being seen in the wild.

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Fossetcon 2014 Recap

Posted in Blog, FreeBSD Community, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on September 15, 2014

Fossetcon was held on September 11-13 in Orlando, FL. iXsystems sponsored a FreeBSD booth in the expo area of this event. It was conveniently located next to the FreeBSD Brasil booth as three members of one of the largest FreeBSD user groups in the world came from Brazil to assist at that booth.

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OSCON 2014 Recap

Posted in Blog, FreeBSD Community, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on July 29, 2014

My experience at OSCon 2014 in Portland, Oregon was nothing short of interesting. It was my first tradeshow experience, but it went surprisingly well on the first day. Upon our arrival, we had a short opening reception that lasted about an hour.

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iXsystems Sponsors Nzega Digital Library Initiative

Posted in FreeNAS, Misc, Press Release on June 16, 2014

FreeNAS Mini Storage Appliance to form core of Digital Book Archive

iXsystems, an industry leader in Open Source enterprise server and storage solutions, recently agreed to donate two FreeNAS Mini network storage appliances to the Nzega Digital Library Initiative (NDLI).

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Setting up your first NAS with FreeNAS by Benjamin Milman

Posted in Blog, FreeNAS, Tech Spotlight, Tradeshow Events on May 05, 2014

On April 27, 2014, Ben Milman gave a talk to a packed room during the 15th annual Linuxfest Northwest. The presentation taught newcomers to open source operating systems how to set up a Network Attached Storage device for their home or office using the FreeNAS software appliance.

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LFNW 2014 Recap

Posted in Blog, FreeBSD Community, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on May 02, 2014

Bellingham, we meet again! Last weekend, the iXsystems team attended the 15th annual Linuxfest Northwest conference where we staffed a booth on behalf of the FreeBSD Foundation. A record-breaking 1600 attendees showed up this year.

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FreeNAS Professional Training Courses Announced by iXsystems

Posted in FreeNAS, FreeNAS News, Press Release on April 13, 2014

Courses, led by an experienced instructor, will teach both new and advanced users how to hone their skills with FreeNAS and ZFS

iXsystems, Inc. today announced the availability of a series of live online FreeNAS professional training courses. This initiative will give members of the FreeNAS community access to focused instruction on how to get the most out of FreeNAS and ZFS, and ultimately administer and maintain complex FreeNAS systems.

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Great Wide Open 2014 Recap

Posted in Blog, FreeBSD Community, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on April 04, 2014
The inaugural Great Wide Open conference was held in downtown Atlanta. This well organized conference had over 600 attendees and 6 presentation tracks over 2 days. Most of the attendees were local to Atlanta which speaks to the breadth of the IT talent in the Atlanta area.

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