The Grand Release of FreeNAS 11 | Defeating Ransomware with ZFS | Issue #46

Hello FreeNAS Users,

Let’s start with the big news first– FreeNAS 11 is here!

In addition, we recently launched a new entry-level TrueNAS system and published an article about using ZFS against ransomware in response to last month’s WannaCry attacks. Lastly, be sure to check out some of the tutorials from the community and our blog post detailing the FreeNAS QA process.

Cheers,
The FreeNAS Team
FreeNAS 11 is Available
FreeNAS 11 is now available for download! The new FreeNAS 11 is rebased on a newer version of FreeBSD 11 and features the new Angular-based UI. Check out the release notes and download it or upgrade from the UI today! Read more >>
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Arrival of the TrueNAS X10
We’re proud to unveil the new TrueNAS X10. Based on FreeNAS, the X10 brings the best of TrueNAS and enterprise-grade support to small and medium size companies at an affordable price.
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FreeBSD Journal

Combating Ransomware with OpenZFS Snapshots
We’ve had a lot of success combating ransomware with ZFS snapshots. Learn more about this type of malware and how to protect your data from future attacks with our guide. Watch now >>
How to Set Up FreeNAS
Check out this article from Rich Edmonds of Windows Central for an in-depth yet easy-to-follow guide to installing and setting up FreeNAS. Watch now >>
Do you even QA, bro?
We work hard to balance the feedback and QA from users in the FreeNAS community with our own internal enterprise-focused QA. Take a look at closer look at how we manage this and how our process has changed over the years. Watch now >>
On-Demand FreeNAS Training
iX University provides a series of online training modules presented by FreeNAS expert Michael Dexter that are designed to quickly get you up to speed on the key concepts and techniques that will help you become an expert in FreeNAS and OpenZFS. Watch now >>
Why We Still Love ZFS (Part II) – Free Webinar
We invite you to join Michael W. Lucas and Allan Jude, the co-authors of FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS and Advanced ZFS, for a free webinar about ZFS. Learn about the benefits of ZFS and how it can help keep your data safe. Read more >>
Live Events

TechTip #42
If you know your data such as video will always be compressed, consider disabling the default compressiong with ‘zfs set compression=off’ on the appropriate datasets. This may provide you a performance gain.
Join the Team
iXsystems, the company that sponsors FreeNAS, is looking for talented people to join our team. Interested? The full list of available positions can be found on our website.
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