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FreeNAS is a network attached storage (NAS) server appliance distribution based on the FreeBSD operating system.

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Supermicro server hangs on boot with disks in HBA

I have a "homemade" Supermicro server with an X9D board in an 836 chassis that has two SSDs with freenas installed. It has a pass-through backplane, with 4 SATA HDDs running via the Intel C606 ...
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How to move iocage jails from one ZFS pool to another?

What is the process to move iocage and all its jails from one ZFS pool to another? I've tried the process from this post: https://www.ixsystems.com/community/threads/how-to-move-jails-between-pools....
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Access to SMB shares denied after update to FreeNAS 11.3

My previous setup (FreeNAS 11.2) had working SMB shares with Windows 10. After an update to FreeNAS 11.3 SMB shares partially stopped working. I'd be more than thankful, if anyone could help me ...
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How to extend Active-Active cluster with FreeNAS as shared storage?

I have two physical nodes powered by Ubuntu and connected to each other with Corosync. And I have the FreeNAS server as NAS. This NAS server mounted on every node - basic scenario. Now I'm not able ...
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Copying one 16TB folder onto several consecutive 8TB drives on a standalone Freebsd

I have a very old server that stores 16Tb of data. It is running FreeNAS (freebsd). Network cards are physically damaged and the server is on its last breath. I have 2 8TB NTFS external hard drives. ...
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New build not getting full bandwidth from SSDs?

I'm building a new FreeNAS server that I'm looking to use for 4k video editing (fast copy/streaming of large files). I've got everything built out and I thought I had it spec'd and designed correctly ...
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Can kopano handle multiple DB's for mailbox storage

I have a background in Exchange, but I am looking into a Kopano solution hosted on a freenas. As i prefer ISCSI for the MySQL DB (for speed) and am noting the company growth which will be a lot in the ...
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Easiest way to migrate from FreeNAS raid-z1 pool to raid-z2 pool with added harddrives?

I have a FreeNAS server with 4x8TB disks in a raid-z1 pool. Of the ~24TB of storage space about 15TB are used. I have now 4 additional 8TB disks and would like to go from a 4-disk raid-z1 to an 8-...
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MIT Kerberos renew lifetime does not work

I am trying to figure out why my tickets only get a renewable life of 0 instead of 7 days as I specified. I tried setting both the max_renewable_life (as indicated in another question) as well as ...
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FreeNAS 11.3 not showing harddisks (though they are reported to be there through the console)

I have a Dell R230 with 4 SATA disks and FreeNAS 11.3 freshly installed onto a USB thumbdrive. When logging into the FreeNas web interface and going to Storage->Disks i'm only seeing my two ...
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Dell R230, unable to boot from USB

I have a Dell R230. I'm trying to install FreeNAS 11.3 and use an USB stick as boot medium. I tried three different USB sticks (all of which work for booting on other computers): - Kingston DTSE9 G2 ...
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Durability of RAID-Z3 vs 4-way mirror

Is there a difference in durability between a RAID-Z3 and a 4-way mirror? AFAIU, both can lose three drives without losing data. Is there anything special with the parity that would make a RAID-Z3 ...
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freenas adding windows permissions issue

I have a freenas 11.2 that joined to active directory domain (on freenas dashboard: Domain Services>>Active Directory option). now the issue is that I want to add more additional AD group with ...
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No files after zfs send receive

I've ran zfs send -Rv old_pool@snapshot_20190106 | zfs receive -Fd new_pool, but there are no files created in new_pool after the transfer finished. I've tried the same command in a VM (fresh install) ...
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LACP and VLAN routing correct network setup

I am trying to understand the correct way to do LCAP with a VLAN and have all the routing be correct. Hardware OS:FreeNAS-11.2-U7 Server:(2) Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 v3 @ 2.60GHz 128GB ...
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FreeNAS + LAGG Slow Transfer?

I built a new file server that should be way overbuilt for its purpose. It has 2 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 v3, with 128GB of ram and it is running LCAP through an Intel X540T2 network card to a ...
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LCAP and VLan on FreeNAS box

I can not seem to get the FreeNAS GUI to come up when I try to use link aggregation. I have been googling for days and I am totally lost as to where I am going wrong. I will list the equipment I have ...
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How to setup a share in freeNas that can be accessed with windows computers without having to change their configuration?

I have FreeNAS 11.2 installed and I'm trying to create a windows share. Should be easy, it's not. I can open the pool from my windows computers by manually going to \\freenas (it doesn't ...
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FreeNAS, add os mirror after installation

I have selected two usb sticks to install FreeNAS onto during instllation. Everything is setup now and working. Can I add a third usb stick as mirror now without reinstalling everything? If so, how? ...
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Strange STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED issue with SMB2 client and Freenas CIFS SHARE

I've recently started seeing some strange SMB2 Errors on Windows 10 PCs (all of them version 1903). The Fileserver is running FreeNAS-11.1-U7 (with ZFS Volumes) and CIFS Shares with Active Directory ...
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OpenVPN client in jail, cannot connect to jail from different private subnet

I've got an .ovpn file from my VPN provider and using openvpn-client and the provided .ovpn file I am able to connect to their VPN. When connected I can access the jail from other computers or jails ...
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How can I stop Freenas from assigning two disks from different SATA controllers the same device number?

I have Freenas running in a VM in XCP-NG. I've followed the guides and I've dedicated a SATA controller to it using PCI-passthrough. Freenas correctly discovers its boot disk, which is virtual, and ...
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Is there a way to find out how much RAM ZFS snapshots are using?

We want to keep quite regular (5 minute) snapshots of certain zvols. But are also concerned about how long we should be keeping them and how much memory they use. Is there a way to check how much ...
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How Attach Existing ZFS disk to Proxmox VM

We have a Proxmov HV setup connecting to 2 FreeNAS boxes. We are using the FreeNAS ZFS over iSCSI interface to present the zvols as the volumes to the Proxmox VMs. We have enabled snapshotting on the ...
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Offline Deduplication Software for ZFS

I do have a 300TB Freenas server to backup several linux nodes. Backup works with daily snapshot and rsync tasks. The user often move big datasets (2-5TB) between the server - so often big files are ...
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How to thin out snapshots on Freenas

I do have a freenas server as backup server - every evening it creates a snapshot of a dataset and some minutes lates an rsync task starts to backup the data to my freenas. In the webui I only have ...
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I need to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in FreeNAS version 11.2-U5. Is there a way to permentely set this?

I need to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in FreeNAS version 11.2-U5. Is there a way to permanently set this?
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ZFS volume is not accessible

I'm using FreeNAS-11.2-U4.1. The server is used for storing VMWare vSphere virtual machines. There are two zvols: Lab and Edari. Both of them belong to the same pool, SSD-Storage. The problem is that ...
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Install FREENAS on ORACLE SUN SPARC T5240

is possible to install FreeNas server on Sun Sparc Enterprise T5240 (Hardware compatibility),and how to do that? Thanks
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Win 10 Pro lanmanserver - prevent binding to interface

Motivation: I am trying to proxy SMB connections through an SSH tunnel to a remote network, using either PuTTY, Bitvise SSH client, or similar. This works well with other services, such as HTTP(S). ...
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Interesting phenomenon when viewing .zfs snapshot folder on NFS share

We use a FreeNAS system as an NFS share and mount this share on several Linux systems. We make ZFS snapshots of the share in order to restore files if needed. With ZFS it is possible to make ...
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Can I remove an accidentally created disk from an already existing zpool?

I am using FreeNas 11.2 U5. One disk configured as Raidz-2 has been damaged and a new disk has been installed to replace it. However, by mistake, Volume Manager created a new stripe disk. So, There ...
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Cron Script running multiple times [duplicate]

We have a script that is used to sync some directories to a USB disk drive. It is set to run once a day but often takes longer than that. To ensure that multiple copies of the script don't run at ...
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Force ZFS to ignore checksum errors without removing the offending disk

EDIT: (see the end of this question) after more digging this appears to be a system USB issue and not ZFS that's causing the drives to be kicked. I'll leave this question up for posterity, because I'...
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How to make hard drive standby (spin down) on a timer?

I'd like to have my hard drives spin down when idle for, let's say 20 minutes. Any number of minutes is fine, as this NAS is rarely used. What I've tried and didn't work: ataidle -S 20 /dev/ada0 ...
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How to get FreeNAS to spin down disks?

FreeNAS 11.2 I have a USB boot device and 4 hard disks in a ZFS pool. I'd like those 4 disks to spin down when not being accessed, i.e. most of the time. In Storage -> Disks I set the "HDD Standby" ...
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Can FreeNAS zfs send to a Linux machine?

I have a FreeNAS 11.2 box. I'd like to use zfs send to send snapshots to another box. Can that receiving box be a Linux machine or does it need to be FreeBSD? What if the FS is encrypted using ...
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How can I recover my ZFS pool, which suddenly went offline and reports that it was “last used by another system”?

tl;dr: I am running a FreeBSD 11.2 NAS server with ZFS on a server with 16GB ECC memory. I've discovered that my main pool has disappeared. ZFS can see the pool, but reports fault ZFS-8000-EY and ...
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Copying terabytes of hundreds of thousands of files in folder slow

I am currently running FreeNAS and using SMB 3 on windows machines to copy folders with 80000+ files that are all about 35MB each. Here is the config FreeNAS 2x40Gbps connections bonded connection ...
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Unable to access SMB share only on netbios alias

So we have an ancient Win7 machine which has been used as a file server. This thing has come to the end of its life, and the 20-user limit is starting to hit us hard. I have set up a FreeNAS server, ...
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Samba Read-only shadow copies

We are currently running a FreeNAS 11.1-U6 machine (Which runs Samba 4.7.0) which we use for development. Since sometimes files get overwritten or deleted by accident before it gets committed in our ...
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Replaced a dead disk in a ZFS pool. After resilvering finished, the status look weird :/

I replaced a dead disk in a ZFS pool (on FreeNAS-11.1-U6.3) following the hints I found at Need to replace disk in zpool ... confused ... # zpool replace raid2 gptid/f00-whatever-id-that-was-...
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df not showing subdirectories, only “multiple” parent directory

For example, we have directory structure: Root Directory Directory #1 Subdirectory #1 Subdirectory #2 Subdirectory #3 Directory #2 Directory #3 Now I'm using df -h to check disk usage but: ...
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Grub stuck at menu until I connect to console using VNC

I installed an Ubuntu 16.04 Server virtual machine on FreeNAS. Everything works as expected, except GRUB. When I reboot the machine with sudo reboot, it does not boot automatically. Every time I have ...
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FreeNAS too many errors on disk

One disk of my FreeNAS has failed, the zpool only contains a virtual machine. When I call zpool status -v, I get: root@freenas:/ # zpool status -v pool: freenas-boot state: ONLINE scan: scrub ...
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transfer raid 0 array from freenas to windows

I have three disks in raid 0 with some data on it (not mission critical). This pool was created on a freenas installation and I was wondering if there is a way to re-mount the same raid 0 array in ...
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ZFS pool size discrepancy after rsync-ing

I am trying to rsync data one of the volumes in a ZFS pool to an exfat formatted drive. The volume is only 1.3 TB but the rsync got up to syncing 3+ TB worth of data. I killed the rsync so I could ...
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Why has performance plummeted after destroying and recreating a ZFS pool?

Had to destroy and recreate a pool due to some other issues. I noticed that performance on the new pool is atrocious. Whereas before on the old pool, ARC was full and ARC hits were high, ARC hits on ...
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Offline uncorrectable sectors in SSDs being used for ZFS L2ARC?

I have two enterprise-grade SSDs that I've been using for L2ARC in an OpenZFS pool for a few years. Workflow during this time has been fairly heavy, with lots of reads and writes, serving up video to ...
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How do I get my FreeNAS started after a restart

My NAS appliance (a FreeNAS MINI) wasn't responding today. (users couldn't access their network shares) Server IP addresses are assigned by DHCP. I access by host names. So, I tried connecting to ...

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