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

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SAS HDD not working in TrueNAS Build, even with compatible backplane

Good afternoon everyone, I have a TrueNAS server in my homelab that has been running for quite some time, and it's due for an upgrade. I currently have a mix of 4 different SATA HDD in RAIDz2 ...
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VMware vSphere 7.0 U3 + TrueNAS Core 13.0: can't create VMFS6 datastore from TrueNAS iSCSI disk. Why?

I have a bare metal server running vSphere/ESXi 7.0 U3d, and a bare metal NAS running TrueNAS Core 13.0. The NAS has a single pool shared via iSCSI; the pool is running all defaults (lz4 compression+...
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Replace Optical drive with SSD Caddy - HP Proliant DL380e gen8

I have recently acquired a HP Proliant DL380e Gen8 + a storage array. The need: Need to utilize the Storage array as just a bunch of disks, preferably with TrueNAS and ZFS for inter usability, if the ...
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Terraform on a Network Share

I'm having a small issue where Terraform will not run from a network share - It is unable to read or write the lock files. I am running on a Proxmox homelab with FreeNAS (TrueNAS) mounted to a Ubuntu ...
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Why does Mac say "Operation not permitted" when I chown a file on FreeNAS mounted via AFP?

I am trying to back up the working files on my Macintosh to a NAS server. The server runs FreeNAS software. I mount the server over AFP (Apple Filing Protocol). The server runs Netatalk software which ...
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FreeNAS unable to resolve hostnames, ping of any external IP returns host's ip instead

The internal IP address of my router changed, and ever since TrueNAS has been misbehaving. None of the jails can resolve a hostname anymore. In troubleshooting this, I discovered that the client ...
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How should I migrate a zfs pool to Windows Storage Spaces?

I have a single hard drive that I want to migrate to Windows Storage Spaces ReFS file system for better Windows compatibility. Obviously copying all the data to another disk and back is a last resort; ...
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How to install UWP apps on a Truenas SMB share

Overview: Is it possible to install a UWP app on truenas via a smb network share? I know the whole encryption thing and acl will cause issues, but is there either a way to spoof encryption/acl? ...
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How to export shares so that users don't create file as root

I am trying to export home directories from my NAS to ubuntu clients - the server is a TrueNAS Scale, which is Debian based. Kerberos works, so users get the proper tickets to authenticate to the ...
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NAS solution for a synced two geo-location Active - Active

We are looking for an open source solution to NAS. We are going to use it on two different server farms with two different geo-location (expected capacity is 10TB). It should have the following ...
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How to improve TCP tolerance to out-of-order delivery in Linux balance-rr bonds and/or FreeBSD roundrobin laggs?

I have 3 servers networ kwise configured as follows A is a DELL R710 is running Linux 5.13.19-1-pve Proxmox VE 7.1 and has 4 NICs teamed in a balance-rr mode bond. B is a DELL R610 is running Linux 5....
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401 Unauthorized on a fresh install of Apache on FreeBSD (TrueNAS jail)

I just installed Apache in a TrueNAS jail and when I try to connect on port 80, I am asked for a username and a password that I never set up and get a 401 Unauthorized error. I tried typing my TrueNAS ...
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VMware lock prevention error

I have a TrueNas connected via a 10Gbit interface to a CRS326-24S+2Q+ running switchOS. I also have a 10Gbit interface connected to VMware connected to the same switch. They are both on the same VLAN ...
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VMWare changing to ACL permissions when I try to run a VM on Truenas smb share

I recently updated (unfortunately) both VMWare Workstation Pro and TrueNAS. After the update I got onto a problem that when run a VM from a locale computer that its files are located on an SMB share ...
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Assigning hard disks directly from the pool vs syncing back to zfs/block host

What are the specific pros and cons, perhaps even conventions, of attaching a volume to a VM directly from a proxmox zfs pool VS mounting the volume through a file/block storage solution like TrueNAS (...
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Degraded RAIDZ2 but cannot find the failed disk

I'm not too experienced with raid and ZFS things, and here's what I encounter. A raidz2 array was showing degraded status. One disk states unavail and says that it was /dev/da3p2. Strangely enough, ...
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Reload partition table on FreeBSD

I'm searching for a way to reload a partition table in FreeBSD 12 (FreeNAS). I don't have hdparm nor gfdisk nor partprobe. What's the standard way of doing ? PS: my pkg doesn't work behind a firewall ...
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Strange behaviour of rsync between debian an truenas

I want to use rsync to backup data from webserver to Truenas. The webserver runs Debian 11 and Truenas is at 12.0-U5 The backup is saved on the webserver in an encrypted format using restic. Since it'...
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Are Samsung B-Die and C-Die Compatible?

I am building a NAS (running TrueNAS/FreeNAS) using a SuperMicro A2SDi-8C+-HLN4F motherboard. I ordered 2 sticks of this Samsung C-Die RAM from a supplier but they could only send me 1 as it was the ...
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ZFS Pool Data Backup and Restore

I currently have a zfs raidz2 pool stuck in a resilvering loop as I was trying to replace the 3TB disks with 8TB disks. After letting the first replacement disk resilver online for over a week it ...
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How to activate iocage on a DEGRADED pool

I got iocage located on a pool pool0 which was in status DEGRADED because of the failure of a HDD. I created a new pool poo1, and tried to move my jails to this new pool. I tried to follow this tuto: ...
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Error replacing ZFS disk

I’m trying to replace a disk in a TrueNAS ZFS pool and I’m getting the error cannot replace 5885333735856859460 with ada6: already in replacing/spare config; wait for completion or use 'zpool detach' ...
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How to correctly benchmark sequential read speeds on 2.5" hard drive with fio on FreeBSD?

Like suggested in https://askubuntu.com/a/991311 I tested the read speed of a 2.5" spinning hard drive on a TrueNAS/FreeBSD system. For "Sequential READ speed with big blocks": fio --...
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Testing zpool IO performance

To test the write speed of a 2.5 inch SATA3 spinning hard drive (some old Seagate one) installed in my TrueNAS system I used dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/pool/test.dd bs=1024 count=1m (found this in ...
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Recovering data from TrueNAS pool in Ubuntu

I am having a heck of a time trying to get my data off my drives that were in a pool in TrueNAS. I installed Ubuntu on another drive in the same server and loaded Ubuntu 21.04 and installed zfsutils. ...
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How to change Samba idmap mathetically for all files and folders in order to keep ACLs and perms?

I've got an old FreeNAS 9.2 system that has a bunch of Windows shares authenticated via Active Directory services. At some point, the IDMAP by default was changed in TrueNAS for Samba/AD integrations, ...
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ZFS pool continually DEGRADED or FAULTED

I've got a pool in raidz1-0 with 5 drives in it. I'm not sure exactly when, but all of the sudden all the drives went from always being ONLINE with no read, write or checksum errors to randomly ...
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Data missing after ZFS replication on FreeNAS/TrueNAS

In order to use the new encryption method in TrueNAS 12 I copied all data from a legacy encrypted FreeNAS pool to a newly formatted pool via a replication task. After replication there seems to be ...
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Why is chmod returning 'no file or directory' while the file exists?

When setting up sonarr in truenas I get the error above. iocage exec radarr mkdir /usr/local/etc/rc.d nano /usr/local/etc/rc.d/radarr then I fill in the script I need to fill in, I save. Then I try ...
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Samba share available space is smaller than zfs poll size

I have a FreeNas server with zfs pool. Configuration: 6 x 2TB disks in RAIDZ2. 15.5 TB raw space of disks. # zpool list -v NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE EXPANDSZ FRAG ...
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Differnt raid setups in one array

I am thinkig of dedicating PC for home NAS. Considering Rockstor or XigmaNAS. I have 2 identical disks and raid chip onboard. Here is question: is it posible to have one partition in mirroring mode (...
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I have two mirrored 12 TB drives in my 4-bay FreeNAS. Can I add another mirror and stripe both?

I have one 12 TB mirror (2*12 TB) in my 4-bay FreeNAS. The pool is full, how would I expand the capacity? Can I add another mirror and stripe both to get 24 TB of total storage? (or would that erase ...
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How to add a physical disk to TrueNAS that hosted as a VM

I got this error while trying to create a pool in TrueNAS Core. [EFAULT] Failed to wipe disk ada1: [EFAULT] Command gpart create -s gpt /dev/ada1 failed (code 1): gpart: Input/output error Here's my ...
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Scheduling a script execution with cron in a jail on FreeNas

I have a jail on my FreeNAS server containing Plex, and I have at the root of this jail a script called PMS_Updater.sh which checks if a new version of Plex is available and install it if it is the ...
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How to Install (nic) drivers on TrueNAS

How can one update a network card driver on TrueNAS 12.0? My nic is on the motherboard directly it's a Intel Motherboard DH55HC, the NIC is 82578DC gigabit enabled. I've found the driver directly at ...
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Getting 2g speeds on hyper-v VM through a 10g nic

I'm testing my speeds using IPERF as I've recently installed a 10G cisco switch and intel 10g NIC's on some servers to communicate with a nas server. I noticed my reads and write were awful so I've ...
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How can I monitor the reliability of connections to network shares?

I can use any of Windows Pro or Server Standard, or CentOS to do this monitoring (I guess). It seems there are some complex issues going on with AWS Deadline jobs which I don't expect anyone to know ...
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drive is unavailable in zpool. How to solve?

I have just replaced the drive recently. After freeNAS 9.10 to 11.3 upgrade failed, the replaced drive become unavailable. I have already diagnosed the derive. The drive is completely healthy with no ...
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USB Drive at the same location on FreeBSD

I have a number of USB drives that are attached to a FreeNAS server. These are then used as offline backup targets. One problem is that the order that the drives are plugged into matters. On a Linux ...
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Nextcloud in a FreeNAS jail served by NGINX behind a reverse proxy by IIS

My environment Windows 10 pro host pc at IP 192.168.2.11 FreeNAS running in VMWare Workstation on host pc at IP 192.168.2.13 Nextcloud instance in a FreeNAS jail at IP 192.168.2.37 (installed by ...
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Freenas is slow - network @ 400MB/sec, disk @ 150MB/sec

I have a 16 core virtualization FreeNAS 11.3-U4.1 instance running on Hyper-V with 32GB of RAM with a 18TB iscsi target on DELL T630 server grade hardware. HDD are on IT mode from the RAID card, so ...
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Why is the available space not increased when i increase the quota of the ZFS share?

I'm not very familiar with ZFS and need to increase the size of an ZFS share on our FreeNAS. When i do zpool list i see that we have 2 ZFS pools: NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE EXPANDSZ FRAG ...
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Building a NAS, Raid vs HBA? [closed]

Building a NAS with the hardware below. I've been reading through the IXSystems forums as i'm thinking about using FreeNAS or Unraid for the OS. I see that ZFS requires HBA cards rather than raid ...
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Cannot set MTU for Network interface in FreeNAS-11.3-U3.2 Web Interface

I'm trying to set the MTU value for my network interface in FreeNAS-11.3-U3.2 to 9000. However, when I select the interface to EDIT in the WebUI, enter 9000 for the MTU field, then click "APPLY&...
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Override template homedir on FreeNAS 11.3 joined in Active Directory

I've joined a FreeNAS 11.3 in an Active Directory and everything works as expected. But one feature that I'm really missing is some kind of override on mapped home directories for users. By default ...
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is running smartctl safe?

I cant seem to find a super easy answer for this and I am sure that RTFM applies here but I am hoping this question, asked simply, will also help many other noobs out there. I am running freenas and ...
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How can we use LDAP to authenticate SMB share in FreeNAS?

SMB service has been enabled, I can share using freeNAS created users to authenticate SMB share. But how can we use LDAP to authenticate SMB shares? Current LDAP configuration in running on different ...
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How to configure FreeNAS for a WireGuard VPN?

I have a FreeNAS 11.3 system and followed iXsystems' instructions on setting up WireGuard. With a simple wg0.conf I'm now able to connect successfully. I'd like to be able to use this setup as a ...
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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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