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FreeNAS is an open-source network-attached storage server based upon FreeBSD and licensed under the BSD license.

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FreeBSD: How do you use auditd for logging when files and folders are opened, read, moved, deleted or modified?

How do you use auditd for logging when files and folders are opened, read, moved, deleted or modified? Looking at the information here, i don't see how to accomplish the task. I'm trying to get a ...
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boot into FreeNAS using 32bit EFI (not BIOS)

Background: Hardware: MacPro 2006 (has 32bit EFI and can emulate BIOS aka Legacy) 32GB RAM 2 x QuadCore Xeon CPUs (upgraded) 6 x SATA ports 2 x PATA ports Anytime the Mac boots using Legacy, ...
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FreeNAS zpool import crashing

I had a power interruption that caused more than one issue on my server. Unfortunately, the backup was running at the time, and needless to say, I am in a bad place with my FreeNAS raid pool. I have ...
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Do I have a swap space leak in FreeBSD?

I have a system with 16G RAM and 23G Swap (6 x 3TB disks in ZFS), currently the swap sits at 98% but I can only see 5G of ram used. I have checked all possible resources to find who is using the swap ...
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Access denied to ProFTPd on LAN interface

I am having this super weird access denied issue on my home FTP server. The symptom is I can only access it through the wireless interface. When disabling the Wifi, and use ethernet, I got access ...
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Why does Python 'gethostname()' return the entire FQDN when run on a FreeNAS server console?

I get this (FreeNAS 11.2-RELEASE-U1): Python 3.6.5 (default, Dec 20 2018, 21:27:40) [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible FreeBSD Clang 6.0.0 (tags/RELEASE_600/final 326565)] on freebsd11 Type "help", "copyright", ...
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Rsync shows files being copied, but the destination directory doesn't have the files

I put a new drive in my NAS(Freenas) and need to copy the contents from another drive. I'm signed in as root via SSH. I've been using the command rsync -avP /mnt/Red3TB/Temp/Videos/ /mnt/Red4TB/Temp/...
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Macs unable to open shared files hosted on FreeNas because of temp files

We have a nfs share server (running FreeNas 11.2) mounted trough automount on which we store multiple *.xls files. Since a few days, two MacBooks refuse to open those files with the following error ...
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SMART RAID is not identified by FreeNAS for HP Proliant DL380 G7 [closed]

Initially, I installed FreeNAS 11.2 RC1, in i7 Core, 8GB RAM, 12TB (4 TB X 3 HDD) with FreeNAS's RAIDZ2, it worked really good. Now, I bought the following server, installed FreeNAS 11.2 RC1. After ...
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Nano and ee not showing content of file just bottom line stacked up

I'm having a problem with text editors in FreeBSD when opening a file I can't edit anything it only shows like on the picture below. I'm using FreeNAS on FREEBSD 11.2
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FreeNas share showing wrong modified time on MAC

I have a FreeNas server that we use as a network file share. Nothing fancy. Unfortunately, machines connecting to it report different times for file modification times. SSHing in and running date ...
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How to set ACLs so a user can control any dir content, but not the dir itself and not file permissions?

I'm using FreeBSD and ZFS (I think FreeNAS uses NFSv4 ACLs). I want to grant access to a group of users (group name: publicfiles_rw_users) and allow them to modify, create, and delete all files and ...
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How can I ensure a complete system shutdown on FreeNAS/FreeBSD?

upsmon is configured to automatically shutdown the system upon power failure. However, the shutdown seems to fail halfway, leaving me without remote access to the system: Feb 2 12:21:54 the_host ...
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Offlining a ZFS pool speedily and safely as a monolithic whole?

Much as the question says. Suppose I want to have the equivalent of a scripted "emergency button" for my FreeNAS pool - something that I can click to run from a GUI or execute in console/SSH, which ...
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mount.cifs (cifs-utils): Where do the default options come from?

I have a FreeNAS 11.0-U4 box running a CIFS share, which I normally access from my Linux system via an autofs mount. A few days ago, I noticed the mount misbehaving, displaying all files with useless ...
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Looking for a low-maintenance home server / nas solution

FreeNAS had a project running where they replaced their plugin system with Docker containers which could be easily managed by their Webapp. Unfortunately, this project was scrapped. I have been using ...
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FreeNAS: Snapshots on replicated datasets disappear

I am running 2 FreeNAS boxes (let's call them A and B). A is the production server which contains multiple datasets on mirrored/striped ZFS volumes for sharing via cifs, nfs, etc. A is configured to ...
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Account for missing space as reported by ZFS list

This is a question regarding the available space as reported by zfs list that does not meet user expectations. I have looked at similar questions, but I still don't understand the zfs list output. Let ...
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Any way to make a drive(ZFS) unbootable?

Lets say you can't access the bios to change the boot order of a drive, How would you go about booting from a particular drive. Is it possible to make every other drive 'unbootable' and thus making ...
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Freenas iscsi to VMware - Mount newly created disk to Ubuntu

We've installed Freenas with 4 WD RED drives. We have successfully enabled and configured the iscsi service for one of the disks. On the other hand, vmware has succesfully created the iscsi adapter, ...
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FreeNAS/CentOS - hang on write

I have a FreeNAS (9.10-STABLE-201605240427 ) server, and several CentOS 6.4 boxes. However, the CentOS boxes seem unable to write to a FreeNAS mount any file that's larger 4KB, regardless of whether ...
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Invalid ZFS file system has no data

Background: I have a FreeNas box with a boot SSD and a 2x 3TB HDD. I know only enough linux and FreeNas to get me in trouble and must have gotten it up and running a while ago. I transferred data to ...
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how to pkg upgrade on freenas (freebsd)

I've installed a freenas server on a new server which I try to host on my own. Then I created a volume (ZFS) over 3*5TB harddisks. Last I logged in via ssh as root and tried to pkg upgrade all ...
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Can swap get corrupted?

We keep having swap problems when moving a lot of files or deleting them. The latest message is "out of swap space" We rebooted. However, "out of swap space" now occurs during boot. Freenas just ...
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Migrate UFS drive from FreeNAS to DragonFly BSD

I'm trying to migrate my home server from FreeNAS 8.3 to DragonFly BSD. In order to shuffle my files about I picked up a Seagate 8Tb Archive disk, attached it via eSATA, formatted it as UFS under ...
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How can I mount an Apple Time Capsule in FreeBSD (FreeNAS) as a smbfs share?

I am trying to mount a 3rd generation Apple AirPort Time Capsule share on a FreeNas box. I can connect to the share using smbclient and the remoteUser password. % smbclient -U remoteUser -L //...
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FreeNAS installation takes up the whole disk space

I'm very new to FreeBSD and I just installed the FreeNAS OS on a 1TB hard drive. After installing the OS, the remaining space on that specific disk seems not to available to be utilized as additional ...
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File permissions to access/create/delete folders for multiple users

I'm stuck on setting up FTP read/write file permissions (running FreeNAS). The read/write permissions for each user can follow the current format: Users can read from all folders they have access to ...
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FreeNAS zpool not found

Consider me as new in FreeNAS storage. Disk failure on our FreeNAS 8.3 After rebuilding and replacing one disk on the RAID we are unable to access or mount the data. There are 8 X 3TB HDDs on the ...
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Certain folders are always missing using Rsync to server

I have tried several different ways using rsync modules and ssh trying to pull my linux desktop from my freenas server and no matter how I do it, certain folders are always missing. I am trying to ...
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Disable SCSI (CAM) device

I want to tell the FreeBSD kernel to completely ignore a SCSI cam(4) device. # cat /var/run/dmesg.boot | grep '\<da1\>' ada0: 600.000MB/s transfers (SATA 3.x, da1 at umass-sim0 bus 0 scbus4 ...
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Unable to mount UFS2 partition on Linux - ufs_fill_super(): bad magic number

In FreeNAS 9.3, I created a partition (slice?) by doing: fdisk -BI /dev/ada3 bsdlabel -wB /dev/ada3s1 newfs -O2 -U /dev/ada3s1a This drive is now /dev/sdg on Ubuntu 14.04, which I've been unable to ...
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ZFS disabling sync writes on dataset

I have a freenas box that I use to back ESX VMs to but don't have a SLOG yet and thus speed is poor due to ESX pushing sync writes to the NFS store on my freenas box. If I created a separate ...
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Why can't I import an ZFS pool without partitioning the data disk with fdisk?

I have a strange situation here, in which I am unable to import an ZFS pool that I brought from another OS UNLESS I fdisk the disk of the pool. I am puzzled as to why this is happening and hoping to ...
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Trying to use portsnap to install vim in FreeNAS

I am trying to install vim in FreeNAS but when I try to use portsnap, I get "command not found". When I tried using pck_add -r portmaster I get the following: pkg_add -r portmaster Error: Unable ...
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How identify disk scsi address on FreeBSD?

I'm using FreeNAS 9.3 , which is a FreeBSD 9.3 . This under vmware ESXi . I have 3 disk, configured for this VM . Need replace one disk for other (because physically it's failing). Already add ...
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Logout from jail

I'm trying to use FreeNAS on my office along with Syncthing, and some things are giving me headache. FreeNAS installed Syncthing as a jail, and I did the jexec command to login into the jail, but now ...
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Cannot boot up FreeNAS

I've been using a FreeNAS server for the past 6 months and recently, something happened and it's not able to boot up completely now. After attaching a monitor to the server, I've found multiple logs ...
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SSH Connection Timed Out

Hi I have looked all over the internet but could not find a solution. I am not saying that I didn't find anything, I am saying that I tried so many things and nothing worked. So hopefully someone can ...
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tmux refuses to split

I'm fairly new to tmux. I tried to google a solution but no luck. My problem is that after I (sucessfully) split my window vertically for the first time, the second attempt to split the window fails. ...
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ACLs and classic permissions

I'm trying to set up a git server on my FreeNAS server. The problem I have is with setting up the permissions for different users/groups just as I want. Basically I have two different groups: git-...
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How to remove a (plugin) jail from FreeNAS

I'm running FreeNAS (v9.2.1.9) as a file and media server and have several jails installed, some of them as plugin jails others as "standard" jails. After I had replaced one of the plugin jails by a "...
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Connect iMac to SAN/NAS using Thunderbolt

I own an Apple iMac and I would to directly connect it to a NAS using the Thunderbolt port. As far as I know, FreeNAS does not support this. Do you know of other open source projects that can do this?
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ZFS Raid or Hardware Raid in FreeNAS

We bought SuperMicro server "SUPERMICRO CSE-826E16-R1200PB" which will be used for storage. Total HDD 10 - 4TB Seagate HDDs 2 - 60 GB SSDs Now im planning to install FreeNAS on it . And i will ...
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FreeNAS: Host name/name mismatch for smbd

My FreeNAS box has been acting weird for a while. My log file is filled with the following: Mar 21 06:57:46 freenas smbd[79405]: STATUS=daemon 'smbd' finished starting up and ready to serve ...
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Verify file integrity by comparison with original file

I'm copying 1TB of a FreeNAS Server to a USB External Drive, I'm doing it with "cp", and after the copy has finished, I want to compare the files from original files to the copy one. Is this possible?...
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freenas disc problems - smart error - how to repair zfs raid?

Whats the best way to analyse problems on an freenas raid file server? I have troubles with my freenas 9.2.1. It crashed today. Its running a fileserver on zfs jbod raid 2. I'm not sure what exactly ...
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Are RAID formats compatible across distributions?

I'm planning a NAS/home media server build, probably with a HP Proliant Microserver. It will probably have two HDDs in RAID 1, while the OS while run from a USB drive. Question is: once I've set up ...
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ZFS detach mirrored drives in a pool

I have an older (2-3 years) NAS running FreeNAS. I figured its time to upgrade some of the hard drives. Here's the current status: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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Changing CIFS permissions on FreeNAS?

I'm trying to change some permissions on a folder. I'm running FreeNAS and using the windows permissions settings (not Unix). If I right click the file and go to properties and then security, it shows ...