Overview of Datasets and Snapshots in FreeNAS

Overview of Datasets and Snapshots in FreeNAS

In this blog, we are going to cover creating datasets and configuring snapshots after you’ve already set up pools on FreeNAS. A dataset is like a directory or a folder in your storage pool. When a user or application accesses the dataset, they will only be able to view or modify files that are in that dataset. Users can view or edit files depending on the permissions of the dataset and of the files and folders therein.

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IBC 2019 Conference Recap

IBC 2019 Conference Recap

The International Broadcasters Convention has grown since 1967 to over 1700 exhibitors and over 50,000 attendees. Taking place in Amsterdam RAI each September, the event is a perfect place for organizations around the world to meet up with their European partners, customers, and advocates. iXsystems attended with our partner Cantemo iconik to announce the release of the iconik storage gateway plugin for FreeNAS.

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vBSDcon 2019

vBSDcon 2019

The fourth biennial vBSDCon was held in Reston, VA on September 5th through 7th and attracted attendees and presenters from not only the Washington, DC area, but also Canada, Germany, Kenya, and beyond. While MeetBSD caters to Silicon Valley BSD enthusiasts on even years, vBSDcon caters to East Coast and DC area enthusiasts on odd years.

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September 13 Plugins Update

September 13 Plugins Update

Today's plugins update addresses a PHP security advisory, updates a few plugins to their latest available versions, and introduces the iconik plugin. More information about iconik, a getting started guide, and an offer for 300 free credits is available in the press...

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iconik Hybrid Cloud Media Management Now Native on FreeNAS

iconik Hybrid Cloud Media Management Now Native on FreeNAS

iXsystems and iconik are pleased to announce that FreeNAS can now natively act as a storage repository on the iconik smart media management platform. The new iconik storage gateway plugin is now available in the Available Plugins section within the FreeNAS web interface. Once installed, it allows for easy, always available access to shared files in FreeNAS from any location. 

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TrueCommand and TrueNAS Make Their Mark at VMworld 2019!

TrueCommand and TrueNAS Make Their Mark at VMworld 2019!

iXsystems had a major presence at VMWorld 2019 with many members of our engineering, marketing, and sales teams attending to meet up with our clients, partners and new prospects. Back in San Francisco this year, VMworld featured the latest hybrid and multi-cloud advancements from VMware and its partners. Data management continues to be a primary topic of conversation and everyone wanted higher performance and cost savings.

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