FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RELEASE is Now Available

Written by Annie Zhang on .

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RELEASE is available here: http://www.freenas.org/download/.

All bugs fixed in FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RELEASE can be found here: https://bugs.freenas.org/projects/freenas/issues?query_id=78.

The major items of interest are mentioned in the ReleaseNotes here: http://download.freenas.org/9.2.1.6/RELEASE/ReleaseNotes.

These items include:

  • Samba is updated to 4.1.9
  • Netatalk is updated to 3.1.2
  • Several fixes related to the System Dataset
  • A new VirtualBox jail template
  • Several fixes related to ZFS replication
  • A new mpr driver, officially sanctioned by LSI, for the LSI 12 Gbps SAS HBA
  • An experimental in-kernel iSCSI target
  • A .usb file which can be imaged to a USB key. This can be used for installing FreeNAS from a USB key.
  • various iSCSI fixes
  • scponly shell has been fixed
  • SMB2 protocol is the default for CIFS shares
  • VirtualBox template updated to 4.3.12
  • Security fixes in file(1) and libmagic(3), and gss_pseudo_random interoperability issue. CVE-2013-7345, CVE-2014-1943, CVE-2014-2270, [EN-14:08]

The following bugs were fixed since 9.2.1.6-RC2:

  • performance improvements of ZFS ZVOLS when used over ISCSI with VMWare ESX
  • UI fixes for jails
  • other fixes

The FreeNAS development team would like to thank all the testers who provided feedback and bug reports for FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-BETA, 9.2.1.6-RC, and 9.2.1.6-RC2.

Thank you for using FreeNAS!

- The FreeNAS Development Team

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC2 is now available

Written by Annie Zhang on .

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC2 is available here: http://download.freenas.org/9.2.1.6/RC2/

All bugs fixed in FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC can be found here: https://bugs.freenas.org/projects/freenas/issues?query_id=78

The major items of interest are mentioned in the ReleaseNotes here: http://download.freenas.org/9.2.1.6/RC2/ReleaseNotes. These items include:

  • Samba is updated to 4.1.9
  • Netatalk is updated to 3.1.2
  • Several fixes related to the System Dataset
  • A new VirtualBox jail template
  • Several fixes related to ZFS replication
  • A new mpr driver, officially sanctioned by LSI, for the LSI 12 Gbps SAS HBA
  • An experimental in-kernel iSCSI target
  • A .usb file which can be imaged to a USB key. This can be used for installing FreeNAS from a USB key.
  • various iSCSI fixes
  • scponly shell has been fixed
  • SMB2 protocol is the default for CIFS shares
  • VirtualBox template updated to 4.3.12

Since the last 9.2.1.6-RC, additional items have been fixed including:

  • Samba updated from 4.1.8 to 4.1.9
  • Security fixes in file(1) and libmagic(3), and gss_pseudo_random interoperability issue. CVE-2013-7345, CVE-2014-1943, CVE-2014-2270, [EN-14:08]
  • other fixes

Please provide feedback on this RC. If no major problems are found, we will release 9.2.1.6-RELEASE in approximately 14 days.

Thank you for testing FreeNAS!

- The FreeNAS Development Team

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC is Now Available

Written by Annie Zhang on .

FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC is available here: http://download.freenas.org/9.2.1.6/RC.

All bugs fixed in FreeNAS 9.2.1.6-RC can be found here: https://bugs.freenas.org/projects/freenas/issues?query_id=78.

The major items of interest are mentioned in the Release Notes here: http://download.freenas.org/9.2.1.6/RC/ReleaseNotes.

These items include:

  • Samba is updated to 4.1.8
  • Netatalk is updated to 3.1.2
  • Several fixes related to the System Dataset
  • A new VirtualBox jail template
  • Several fixes related to ZFS replication
  • A new mpr driver, officially sanctioned by LSI, for the LSI 12 Gbps SAS HBA
  • An experimental in-kernel iSCSI target
  • A .usb file which can be imaged to a USB key. This can be used for installing FreeNAS from a USB key.

Since the last 9.2.1.6-BETA, additional items have been fixed including:

  • various iSCSI fixes
  • scponly shell has been fixed
  • SMB2 protocol is the default for CIFS shares
  • VirtualBox template updated to 4.3.12

Please provide feedback on this RC. If no major problems are found, we will release 9.2.1.6-RELEASE in approximately 14 days.

Thank you for testing FreeNAS!

- The FreeNAS Development Team