21. Shutdown

Clicking the Shutdown entry in the tree opens the warning message shown in Figure 21.1. The browser window color changes to red to indicate that this command will negatively impact current users of the FreeNAS® system.


Fig. 21.1 Shutdown Warning Message

If a scrub or resilver is running, a warning is shown. Clicking Cancel is recommended. zpool status can be run from the Shell to watch for the scrub or resilver to complete. Then the system can be shut down normally.

Confirm the command and click Shutdown to shutdown the system. Shutting down the system disconnects all clients, including the web administration GUI. Physical access to the FreeNAS® system is required to turn it back on.