FreeNas 9.3 Released

FreeNAS is a free, open source NAS operating system which has many features (beyond being a Network Attached Storage Device).

Based on the FreeBSD operating system, it’s a product which has been out for many years (since 2005 ish) I started using it in about 2008.

iXSystems (the supporters of FreeNAS) have recently released an update which includes quite a few changes, including:

  • Improved user interface, hiding advanced options which could confuse new users
  • Server 2012 Clustering and Offloaded data transfers
  • ZFS Boot device
  • WebDAV file sharing
  • Many More…

There’s a video demonstrating a load of these improvements on their website here. Or alternatively jump right in and Download FreeNAS

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