Tag: ZFS

FreeNAS – Setting up ZFS

I always was curious about ZFS but haven’t played with it until very recently. I thought it was too complicated and I was afraid it will use up too much space because of the snapshots capability. Few days ago I

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FreeNAS 8 Series

This is a collection of posts related to FreeNAS 8 (ver 8.2 BETA 3). I am just capturing my experience and would be glad if it is helpful for anyone else. * Installing FreeNAS to USB stick (new and simpler

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FreeNAS – Windows (CIFS) Shares on ZFS

In the previous article we talked about Setting up ZFS. Here we are going to create a Windows (CIFS) share that will be accessible on the local network and will demostrate how to use the ZFS snapshots to restore lost

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