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    How-To: Setup a Wireguard VPN Server in a Jail

    [DRAFT] open to comments Goal To setup a VPN server based on the Wireguard technology and running from within a Jail. The VPN server would allow remote devices to connect and access resources in the local network All remote traffic should be routed via the VPN channel Approach Overview [1]...
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    Looking for: FreeNAS on ARM solution

    Hello. I'm successfully using FreeNAS at home for already three years. Running racked DIY solution on Intel i5 T desktop CPU, rated TDP 45W, 32GB of ECC RAM and 4TB storage with 1gbps VLAN connection. Running mainly for personal storage, serving NFS, iSCSI and Samba clients for family and...
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    OpenVPN Server Einrichtung (Jail) FreeNAS 11.2-U5

    Hallo zusammen. ich möchte gern einen OpenVPN Server in einem Jail einrichten. Um mir etwas Zeit und Nerven bei diesem Vorhaben zu sparen möchte ich gern auf eure jahrelange Erfahrungen zurück greifen. Ich erwarte hier nicht unbedingt eine detaillierte Anleitung ein entsprechender Link mit...
  4. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED Write Cache for FreeNAS?

    Hello everybody, Background: I just found an old external hard drive of mine with a lots of phots and videos, etc. which I want to copy on my FreeNAS Server. The Server and my PC have a one gigabit ethernet connection and when I transfer movies I use the full bandwidth (120 MB/s) but when I...
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    Windows Server 2016 VM very slow, crashes with VirtIO

    I have searched all over but not found an answer. I want to run Windows Server 2016 and I can install if the disk is set to AHCI but it's very slow. I can install the VirtIO drivers after I've got it running but then it crashes while booting. If I try to load the drivers while booted from the...
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    FreeNAS / iSCSI / Windows Server 2012/2016 DFS Setup

    Just thought I would post what our current setup is and the reasons why. It may help someone out there if they ran into our problems: Our problem: We use Windows DFS for file replication and immediate failover for our file server, but in doing so any backup system would sometimes break DFS...
  7. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED Permissions for few folders

    Hallo Everybody, Is there a possibility to create a new user who only haves permission to access a certain folder ? To be more specific, I set up my FreeNAS Server with RAID-Z2 and my father would like to store some family pictures on my Server. Because I also stored them on my NAS I wanted to...
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    Hardware advice for file server

    Hello, First time FreeNAS builder here :). I work in a small agency that is undergoing big changes in its IT infrastructure. As part of these changes (that include some new pfSense firewalls) we are also replacing an ageing file server. The file server is an old iMac Pro with a few 1 TB hard...
  9. averyfreeman

    FreeNAS lite branch? Persistent service disabling?

    Hi, been a user of FreeNAS for a few years now. I run it in a VM for file storage only. I love it, however, I'm noticing it's getting more and more features added I have no intention of using. My guess is that there are likely others like me. Stuff like docker, bhyve, etc. I don't mind the...
  10. AlexKo

    Small Business FreeNAS Build, Ideas, Advice, Recommendations all welcomed.

    Hello all and all, happy for posting my first post. As you can understand I am a noobie when it comes to FreeNAS, but I would like to change that. So any comment/corrections (both negative and positive) on what I am writing will be very very appreciated :). I am starting a project, while...
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    Софтовый рейд

    Ребят, встал вопрос о выборе, сборке, настройке и внедрии FreeNAS в одну маленькую компанию, но с очень объёмным файловым хранилищем. В общем, есть 800 Гб файловой инфы с прогнозируемым ростом в дальнейшем, сейчас FreeNAS крутится на бюджетном сервере в виртуальной среде под Hyper-V (знаю, что...
  12. tinachte

    Problems with RAID array

    I'm new to the server world, but I'd like to get more into it. I recently picked up this used Primergy RX300 S6 server (Intel Xeon E5506, 16GB RAM). It runs and all that and got FreeNAS installed, no problems. Now, the server came with four SAS drives configured in some sort of RAID array...
  13. Cronus94

    Will this FreeNAS

    Hi Everyone I'm working through picking parts for a home server to be used as storage and will mostly be running Plex. What are your thoughts on the following components? Case: Fractal Design Define R5 CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1240 V5 Motherboard: Supermicro X11SSM-F RAM: Samsung DDR4 ECC 8Gb...
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    Make my FreeNAS a backup server

    Hello... first of all I would like to inform you that im a FreeNAS (and also a backup) noob. My problem is that I am currently trying to turn my FreeNAS to a backup server that would allow me to backup windows and linux hosts but the problem is I somehow couldnt get Crashplan running. I really...
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    General direction for 'new' setup utilizing FreeNAS in lieu of DrivePool

    Good Day all, I am new to FreeNAS, an OK server person and overall general techie...now that you know a little about my skill set here is some hardware info, I currently am attempting to reduce the 'size' of my setup (hardware). My current setup is basically the following: Sitting in a norco...
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    Doing cheap home file server build

    So... I've recently replaced my FX8350 with an Intel CPU. I now have a full PC worth of parts from upgrading over the years, a spare AM3+ motherboard, as well as an old free PC I got from work. So I wanted to make use of this. I thought of setting up a PC for virtual machines, as well as a...
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    Hilfe beim Zusammenstellen eines FreeNAS-Servers

    Hallo FreeNAS-Forum, ich bräuchte Hilfe beim Zusammenstellen von Hardware im größerem Stile. Der Server soll zukünftig rund 250 Client-Backups speichern. Die Client-Backups sollen später mal mit Presstore gemacht werden. Habe schon ein bisschen per google gestöbert, aber FreeNAS ist im größerem...
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    FreeNAS for LAN Streaming

    Hello, i'm a total newbie to FreeNAS and want to migrate Windows Server 2003 to FreeNAS, not sure if it will be a good decision. Working at Karaoke industry, we have 30-40 KTVs and every room has a PC with Windows XP. All were connected to a Song Database server running Windows Server 2003...
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