Network, system, application, and storage administrators. Anyone who wants to get the most out of their FreeNAS system.
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR
Michael Dexter brings four years of in-the-trenches FreeNAS and ZFS support experience to iX University, backed by over 25 years with UNIX. You probably know Michael from his open source community work surrounding BSD UNIX, file systems, and hypervisors.
Module 101: Introduction to FreeNAS
Introduces iXsystems, the features of the FreeNAS® operating system, and the OpenZFS file system. This module also discusses best practices for planning your storage layout and for avoiding data loss
Module 102: Getting Started with FreeNAS
Provides all the information needed to get a new FreeNAS system up and running and storing data. This includes using the FreeNAS Wizard for initial configuration, navigating the FreeNAS administrative interface, and performing basic management tasks.
Module 201: Advanced FreeNAS Setup
Introduces more complex setup and storage scenarios, including updating the FreeNAS system, determining if an L2ARC or SLOG are needed, setting up user accounts, boot environments, and configuring services.
Module 202: FreeNAS Data Protection
Delve into the essentials of planning and configuring file system snapshots, using clones, and replicating snapshots to another system.
Module 203: Sharing Protocols
Learn how to plan, configure, and troubleshoot NFS, SMB, and iSCSI shares.
Module 204: Advanced Network Configuration
Learn when to use and how to configure link aggregations, vLANS, and static routes.
Some modules also require access to a FreeNAS system. You can download FreeNAS for free and install it either onto hardware or into a virtual environment.
- Download FreeNAS: http://www.freenas.org/download/
- Installation requirements and instructions: FreeNAS Documentation
- Information on FreeNAS Mini: https://www.iXsystems.com/freenas-mini/
For more information, email training[at]iXsystems.com