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  1. MortenBN1988

    Making an internal swappable Windows compatible drive

    Hi guys! I have 6x MILDEF ST301 NAS's with 6x 1TB SSDs each, i need to configure identically. Each NAS server is running in its own separate network. Drive 1-5 are for archiving and i created a pool and a windows SMB share. This works flawlessly. What i can't figure out: I need the 6th drive...
  2. C

    SOLVED Script to gracefully shutdown Bhyve Windows VM during FreeNAS reboot/shutdown problem

    Problem: Cannot use 'curl' in 'Tasks > /Init/Shutdown Scripts': "curl: not found". I'm using curl in a script to shut down Windows VM's gracefully. The only way I have come across to ensure gracefully shutdown a Windows 10/2016/2019 bhyve vm (created in gui) is to ssh in to the vm and issue a...
  3. S

    Best way to move storage from Windows to FreeNAS

    Hi there! I want to convert my Windows computer to a FreeNAS. In it I have: 2x 4TB empty drives ready for the FreeNAS storage pool 1x 1TB disk with data (about 80% full), NTFS formatted 1x 1TB disk with data (about 90% full), NTFS formatted My plan is to install FreeNAS on the computer and...
  4. E

    "Parental Control"

    Hi a noob question THAT DOSENT EXIST ON GOOGLE. I am setting up a FreeNAS system with SMB shares. I have setup a pool with 3 datasets me, person 2, person 3. Person 3 is my child. I wnt to set it up so i can access his share and edit files but he can only access his files.So my question is...
  5. wr00

    Active Directory Permissions on Storage Pool

    Hello all, I am having an issue that I don't quite understand. I have a store pool we'll call ABS, share type is windows. under the permissions, ACL type is Windows, it's owner is DOMAIN\admin and group is DOMAIN\amu. In AD, my username is a domain admin and part of the amu group, however, I...
  6. O

    FreeNAS on Dell R430 with 1 Windows VM - Possible?

    Hello the community, That is my first post here so I hope I will do it right. The title says it all. I have ordered a Dell R430 Server coming very soon (had a good deal on it) My goal is to populate it with as much drive as possible and run FreeNAS to run ZFS and share data across our Lan...
  7. Thund3rDuck

    Permisisons for Multi-OS environment

    Good evening, I have a mix of OS types (Windows, Apple, Linux) and I'm trying to understand how I should structure the permissions correctly for devices to use the SMB shares. I setup my users on my NAS and gave them the appropriate rights and setup SMB shares using Unix permissions. I am...
  8. schoolpost

    Virtual Machine Performance | 11.2-U3

    Hello, As as long time 9.10 user I recently made the jump to 11.2 One of the features I've long anticipated trying is the built in support for VM's System specs: -Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5675 @ 3.07GHz (24 cores) -64GB RAM -240GB SSD for VM/Jails Have to say, it's been a mixed bag with how well...
  9. N

    SMB Share - Access denied - FreeNAS 11.2-U2 & 11.2-U3

    Hello, I just freshly installed FreeNAS 11.2-U2 recently. I have configured two pools, one is mirrored and one is a Z2 pool. I then have configured some datasets on each pool, created groups and users and gave those groups permissions on those datasets (I left the setting "user" as root and...
  10. 0

    Windows clients can't alter data on SMB share

    Hi, I'm currently migrating a non-Freenas system to FreeNAS-11.2-RELEASE-U1. After i set up the SMB shares (+ ACL permissions) and moved the data, Windows clients can't alter these files. But they are able to remove/paste the files. On linux everything works fine. After some tracing I...
  11. M

    SOLVED Login whit inexistent user

    My freenas works fine but i've a question. When i go to the shared folder of my nas, windows ask for username and password. If i put an exists username and a wrong password it tells me error but if i put a random username (that does not exist) and a random password it let me login letting me see...
  12. K

    SOLVED Linux, Windows and Mac Sharing

    Hi everyone! I've been using Freenas for about three months now. Unfortunately, last week my hdd (connected through a USB port) where the system was installed died. I took a DB config backup one week earlier the failure happened. It was a simple home config: two shared folders (/mnt/storage...
  13. L

    Need help clarifying SMB permissions

    Hey there, I just wanted to ask how to set up permissions (not how directly but what to set them to to get the outcome I want) I have a pool where each user has their home directory and I want only them to be able to access/modify/remove things within it. But I also want them all to be able...
  14. T

    SOLVED Strange transfer speed behavior

    Hi everyone! I've wanted a NAS at my house for a long time, and I decided that building a FreeNAS box would be a great learning opportunity. For now, I'm just exploring with a cheap machine from my university surplus store. The issue I'm having is that when I try to transfer a folder of files...
  15. L

    SOLVED Two shares, can't connect to one

    Hey there, just setup my NAS and have two pools on it, Basic (just one disc, more of storage not for backup) and secure (mirrored and encrypted) Set up two SMB shares as all devices will be Windows or SMB compatible. But currently I can't connect to Secure share. Network tab in windows explorer...
  16. T

    Cannot boot any Windows ISO (all linux ok)

    Hi, I am currently using FreeNAS 11.2 stable. I always get this error. “Boot Failed. EFI DVD/CDROM Boot Failed. EFI Hard Drive .rfb unknown cli-code 97!” So I tried these steps: [jsung@freenas /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos]$ zfs create -V 32G -o refreservation=none name/vms-jails/wintest...
  17. D

    Installing drivers onto WinPE image for bhyve usage

    Hey all- I'm working on a project to migrate some VMs over from ESXi to bhyve. I'm making a bit of progress (and will absolutely document what I've learned if and when I get it to work!), but I'm hung up on doing some boot repair. I've got a WinPE disk with some partition fixing software I'm...
  18. valentone

    SMB shares permissions

    Why it has to be so difficult to properly set up a share on FreeNAS? Both on OMV and XPEnology it's as easy as checking a box :| I really want to use FreeNAS and this is the setup I'd like to achieve: X shares of this kind: every share of this group can be accessed (read/write) only by the...
  19. R

    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...
  20. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED different user permissions

    Hello everybody, Currently I run a FreeNAS Server with only one real user (me) but now my friend wants to have access to it too. Now I want to create a second account for him but our accounts should have different permissions to view certain files. I don’t know if it’s important but we both...
  21. laungst

    Verification that I didn't break or corrupt anything by recursively changing permissions mode

    specs: AMD A10-7860k, 16RAM, 8x8TB HDDs, FreeNAS-11.1-U2 I've been using freenas for ~3 years now with old hardware I had laying around and I've loved it so far- haven't had any issues I couldn't overcome through research on this forum and others like it until now. I have a mostly full ~50TB...
  22. V

    Backup network shares into FreeNAS

    Hi, I have already installed FreeNAS on PC, created pool with HDDs and now I want to create backup system. The local network has about 6-8 PCs (Windows only, all have the same login credentials) that have shared folders - I would like to back up these folders to the NAS. How to take it...
  23. M

    Permissions issue won't allow file deletion

    I am running the Plex plugin in Freenas. I recently set up the Plex DVR to record shows from my antenna/HDHomerun premium, however the files that are being created are not able to be deleted from my Windows machine. I have been Googling around for the last few days, and I think the issue is...
  24. G

    SMB Shares don't work since update

    I've had some SMB shares working just fine, but I updated to U6 yesterday and suddenly my shares don't work. I cannot connect from other systems. It says "not supported" on a windows client when it attempts to connect and the log shows nothing, if I forcibly try to enter the URL...
  25. acquacow

    FreeNAS 11.1-U6 10GigE writes, 150MB/sec reads (iperf is fine)

    Hi, New to FreeNAS, have it setup on a supermicro xeon-D 1541, 16GB of DRAM, with four Intel S3500 480GB SSDs as one storage pool and eight 7200RPM HGST 4TB drives as a second pool. Switch is a Netgear XS708T, jumbo frames were on, but I've shut them off everywhere currently while...
  26. David Riley

    Ignore START STOP UNIT command on FC adaptors?

    I think I've finally chased down a persistent problem I've been having for nearly a year since setting up ESXi on my SAN. Some background: I've been running an FC SAN with FreeNAS for a while longer than that, but most of what it's boiled down to has been hosting a large-ish FC slice for my...
  27. A

    FreeNAS + Acrosync + Windows error" skipping non regular files"

    Hi Everyone, Apologies ft that issue is existing already in the forum, but I could't find it. I am struggling for some time now with Acrosync( which is windows client for rsync that does not require cygwin installation and is supposed to ingrate itself well with freenas) and rsync. I am backing...
  28. M

    SMB Windows share drive mapping issues

    Hey all, I just got my freenas system working this week and am a noob at this. I'm running an old file server node that I got for free after my college upgraded its super computer. If you are curious it's running dual xeon 5420's (I will probably disable one to save power later), 16gb of ecc...
  29. H

    SMB problems

    So I put together a freenas system together in a dell t30. Nothing special just 4x2tb drives to play around with and get use to the system. I have installed the OS, made a pool and a data set, enabled SMB on said data set, configured my network devises, default gateway and nameserver, and...
  30. G

    Samba, Win10, and Invalid Signature

    Hello- I recently bought new hardware and installed 11.1U4 (and even more recently updated to U5) . Hardware is: Core i3-6100 CPU @ 3.70GHz 16GB ram 3x 4TB drives in a mirror config 1x ssd boot drive I'm having an issue with my Samba shares that did not exist in my FreeNAS 8.2.0. (The v8 box...
  31. J

    Issue with Character Encoding When Mounting Windows Share to FreeNAS 11 Server

    So I don't have enough storage in my FreeNAS 11 server yet to transfer all my media content onto it yet. However, I'm wanting to run my Plex server on my Freenas server instead of on my Windows desktop. My plan to do this was to mount my Windows shares to Freenas and then add them to the Plex...
  32. T

    Windows Server 2016 Server/10 Pro slow on bhyve

    .Hi I have some windows Bhyve vms running, which is extremely slow while using the Explorer navigation. When I monitor the resources I see no spikes in CPU usage(1-4 % usage) and memory around 1.5 GB on the Windows 2016 Servers. And nothing to see on network either. I have tried the...
  33. J

    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...
  34. S

    Looking for some guidance on using Samba and NFS on the same dataset

    I have a handful of different Mac and Windows clients. Those work OK with Windows-style permissions--ACLs, etc., but I'm looking to also add in some CentOS Linux workstations for the same datasets. I've been having pretty strange problems on the Linux side with rendering video out of DaVinci...
  35. E

    Intermittent FreeNAS/Samba/Windows domain permissions issues

    Hi all, I'm at my wit's end with this. For quite a while we've had issues with FreeNAS/Samba serving SMB/CIFS shares to our users. Issues are intermittent and usually manifest with "permissions issues"/"access denied". This is only with certain shares. I haven't found much rhyme or reason to...
  36. coulix

    Issue authenticating user to SMB shares on windows (but ok on Mac)

    Hello there ~ Freenas: FreeBSD SUPERNAS.local.chefclub.tools 11.1-STABLE FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE #0 45cac2c77(freenas/11-stable) Samba: Version 4.7.3 I am a bit lost having 0 expertise in Windows. I have a samba4 running on an other server acting as our domain controller. On mac `username/pass`...
  37. A

    SOLVED CIFS service : The service could not be started

    Can't start the CIFS service, cannot access folders from Windows. 6TB volume is relatively full, about 170GB free space, not sure if this is related. Please advise. FreeNAS-9.10.1 From the shell: [root@NAS ~]# /usr/local/sbin/smbd --interactive --debuglevel=3 smbd version...
  38. Alpinesun

    Windows fails to install with 2 vcpu's in Bhyve

    All, I'm seeing some strange behaviour with Bhyve and Windows 7 and 10 on install with 2 vcpu's configured in the VM. Basically it gets to 'Expanding Windows files' and gets stuck there at random percentages compete. If I install on a single vcpu it works and installs no problem. If I then add...
  39. loch_nas

    Reliable way of backing up FreeNAS with 1 FreeNAS server only

    Soon I will have my first FreeNAS server running as the central point of file share. At this time I'm thinking about the best ways for a reliable and easy backup of the FreeNAS server. My future plan is to build a second FreeNAS server for backing up the main FreeNAS server. I don't exactly know...
  40. A

    Problem with FreeNAS... please help!

    Hello everyone, I just installed FreeNAS 11.1 on a HP Proliant Microserver. Works great, the install went flawlessly. So I named my server NAS_[My last name] However, in the network tab of the explorer (windows 10), I see TWO servers: a NAS_[my last name] and a NAS[My last name] It doesn't...
  41. J

    Windows hangs up while displaying an iSCSI drive

    I've configured an iSCSI drive via FreeNAS and connected it to my windows 10 machine. If I click on "Devices" (German: "Geräte...") a disk "Disk -1" appears: The partion manager hangs up while searching for virtual drives. If I want to see details at the device manager it hangs up too...
  42. David47295

    Can't login to CIFS share with new user

    Hey everyone, So a while back I created a Windows share on my FreeNAS machine by following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxggaE935PM Everything went well and the share with all its permissions and what not worked great. So I left my NAS alone for a bit, until now. Today I...
  43. S

    Current iSCSI recommendations with large RAM?

    TL;DR: I think I am hitting a well-known ZFS issue where iSCSI is tanking because large NAS RAM is causing large transaction group sizes to be used, causing server-side timeouts on iSCSI. The most recent advice on this is quite old on these forums, and not really suited to 11.0/11.1. I also...
  44. panther320

    FreeNAS SMB Shares Disappear from Network

    So a few weeks ago, I set up a FreeNas 11 box, mainly for use with my windows computers utilizing SMB. I set up my SMB shares after a long troubleshooting process with user permissions, and everything was working fine. That is, until I tried to access said share on my Linux Mint cinnamon box. I...
  45. B

    SOLVED Cannot connect to FreeNAS using Windows XP

    Good evening, I am trying to setup FreeNAS on an HP ProLiant DL360 G7 server. It all worked fine until I tried connecting with Windows XP. I have some groups&users setup, all working well, and Windows SMB sharing. With this setup, I can see the server under "Network" on both Windows 7 and Mac...
  46. M

    Cross Platform File Permissions

    I've struggled with this for years now (setting proper cross-platform file permissions so that users can authenticate and properly use files from a mac, windows, or linux OS). Ive got the following requirements: * multiple windows machines reading and writing files to a shared drive. * 1 mac...
  47. S

    hallo und ein paar grundlegende fragen

    Ich bin aus Österreich und möchte euch alle begrüssen. ich bin gerade dabei zuhause ein kleines nas einzurichten: - 2-3 Benutzer - maximal 3 TB - hauptsächlich zur datensicherung - meine beiden enigma 2 reciever sollten darauf zugreifen können die anderen clients sind alles windows clients...
  48. K

    SMB (CIFS) Slow Directory Navigation, all file copies stuck at "Calculating"

    First I will say my home setup is a bit overkill but mostly i use it as a lab which is why i have some of these machines/services. I had my freenas box up and running perfectly, or at least for a newbie it was. My domain controller recently had a hardware failure and bombed out which happened...
  49. M

    FreeNAS-9.10.2-U6 disconnect iSCSI Windows

    When copying a file to an iSCSI disk, the speed drops to 0, after about a minute the speed rises, and then again drops to 0, and so on until the whole file is downloaded. FreeNAS-9.10.2-U6 version Speed between FreeNAS and Windows 750Mb / s Can you please tell me how to fix this problem?
  50. P

    SOLVED Can see FreeNAS in Network but can't write to storage

    First off. Let start by saying that I have read and read and read some more on how to set up permissions in CIFS and I still can't seem to get this to work. I've worked through multiple problems and gone from having absolutely nothing working to 'almost' having everything sorted. I just can't...
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