The Arrival of TrueNAS 9.3 | Fun Things to Do with FreeNAS | Replacing Failed HDDs | Issue #19

Hello FreeNAS Users,

We’ve been busy working on TrueNAS 9.3 and we’re ready to unveil the results. We’re also sharing some new articles this month including an in-depth look at the FreeNAS Mini and a collection of unconventional ways to use FreeNAS.

The FreeNAS Team

The Release of TrueNAS 9.3
We’re proud to announce the best release of TrueNAS yet! Some of the new features in TrueNAS 9.3 include encrypted HA, configuration wizards, and an update manager that allows users to apply most future updates without rebooting. Read more >>
5 Fun Things to Do With FreeNAS
FreeNAS has countless uses and applications, but if you’re wondering what kind of fun you can have with it, here’s our roundup of five interesting ways to use FreeNAS. Read more >>

FreeBSD Journal
How to Replace Failed HDDs
It’s inevitable – one of the drives in your FreeNAS system sputters to a stop and fails. What do you do now? Our newest video tutorial demonstrates how to replace failed HDDs in FreeNAS 9.3. Check it out >>
Building a FreeNAS Home Server via Tested
Will Smith (not that one) of Tested recently built a home server using FreeNAS and wrote about his experience. He explains his build, the installation process, and how he configured the system.
FreeNAS at SCALE 13x
The FreeNAS team attended SCALE 13x in February. Check out photos of the team from day 1, day 2, & day 3 and our after-show recap. Dru Lavigne of the FreeNAS team also gave a presentation about the new features and changes in FreeNAS 9.3.
FreeNAS Certification Classes
We offer a free Intro to FreeNAS class that runs every day. For those of you interested in learning more about advanced topics, we also offer paid, fully interactive classes. Read more >>
6 Reasons Why TrueNAS is replacing NetApp and EMC – Free Webinar
What’s the difference between FreeNAS and TrueNAS? For the answer, we invite you to join Matt Olander, Co-Founder of iXsystems, in a free webinar about TrueNAS. Find out why people are making the switch from big-name, legacy storage vendors to TrueNAS. Read more >>
Live Events


TechTip #15
FreeNAS isn’t the only OS with boot environment snapshots – PC-BSD has them too!
Join the Team
iXsystems, the company that sponsors FreeNAS, is looking for a few good people to join our team. Interested? The full list of available positions can be found on our website.
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