Hello FreeNAS Users,
Can you smell that? Fall is here and activity is in the air. The team is busy working on the FreeNAS 10 BETA 2 and the FreeNAS community has been creating more amazing content. We’re proud to spotlight some of the projects from our wonderful users this month, including a FreeNAS build & giveaway and several tutorials. On the conference front, be sure to read our report from OpenZFS for a look ahead and sign up to attend MeetBSD in Berkeley, California!

Cheers,
The FreeNAS Team
OpenZFS: Stronger Than Ever
Developers converged at the OpenZFS DevSummit earlier this month in San Francisco. Michael Dexter attended and compiled a report about the newest features and updates the devs are working on. Check it out to see what’s ahead for OpenZFS. Read More >>
Register for MeetBSD California 2016
With just a month left before MeetBSD California, check out this video of past MeetBSDs to see what you can expect for the upcoming “unconference” on November 11 to 12. Registration is still open and students can attend for only $25. The FreeNAS Team will be there and Jordan Hubbard, FreeNAS Project Head, will be giving a talk about FreeNAS 10. Register Now >>
2016 EconoNAS FreeNAS Build
One of our frequent contributors is back with an impressive FreeNAS build that features 12TB of storage capacity and 16GB RAM for only $555. Check out the new 2016 EconoNAS build by Brian Moses for some ideas and a chance to win his #FreeNASGiveaway!
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FreeBSD Journal

SyncThing + FreeNAS + ZFS Snapshots
Trying to keep your files in order? Check out this video from Lawrence Systems to see how they use SyncThing, FreeNAS, & ZFS snapshots to manage over 18,000 files and keep them organized. Watch Now >>
CloneDeploy on FreeNAS
CloneDeploy is a free open source solution for computer cloning & imaging. Check out their official FreeNAS installation guide to try it out on your own system. Alternatively, here’s a great tutorial video from Lawrence systems demonstrating using PXE on FreeNAS. Watch Now>>
6 Reasons Why TrueNAS is replacing NetApp and EMC – Free Webinar
We invite you to join Matt Olander, Co-Founder and CSO of iXsystems, in a free webinar about TrueNAS. Find out why people are making the switch from big-name, legacy storage vendors to TrueNAS. Read More >>
Live Events

  • November 11-12, 2016MeetBSD CA in Berkeley, CA
  • December 4 -9, 2016LISA in Boston, MA
TechTip #34
Regularly test your backups for corruption and to make sure they can be restored. If you can’t restore a backup, you don’t have a backup.
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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