VMTN_Admin
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FreeNAS

http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/directory/168

FreeNAS is a Network-Attached Storage (NAS) server

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picicio
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A pretty nice html administration GUI, but, why should I setup a raid5 storage with no opportunity to (1) be informed of a disk failure and, (2) worst, to rebuild the unit ?

Fabrizio Conte

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prabhakar
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Congratulations for the great work .

Smiley Happy

prabhakar

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shiplake
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This looks very interesting, but where else can I get a copy? Like most people on corporate networks, I can't use BitTorrent.

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Michael_Bender
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Have a look here:

http://www.freenas.org/

under the "Downloads" drop-down menu item.

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OzTEXS
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Hi,

I understand the new version of FreeNAS is now 0.685RC .. will this be available in a VM image soon. I want to upgrade my version to

make use of the PS3 connectivity.

Cheers !!

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brugh
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does this do nfs3 over tcp so i can attach it to my virtual esx servers?

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yoda
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Just curious, is there a vmdk available for this or could someone let me know which linux distribution it should be patterned after as a vm if I use the basic iso from freenas? Also, which version would be good to start with?

I don't really want to use the bittorrent thing either.

Thanks.

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ferarg
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what happend with tracker?

Since yesterday I have problems to download files from vmware using torrent because "request is not authorized for use this tracker"

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CMCC
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Easy configuration! I like it! thanks for this appliance!

Celia.-
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kcmjr
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Not sure who else has seen this issue, there are not many comments listed here, I cannot get the config to save to a virtual floppy. The floppy throws errors constantly and unless I attach a real physical floppy it's a no-go. I'm on ESX 3.5 and booting from the live CD of FreeNAS. So far from my experience I dont think I'll be using this appliance. I "may" try a full install but my goal was to boot from the CD image.

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OpenFiler is good too. I'm still looking for an opensource product similar to Lefthand Network's

Being able to stripe all the local storage on ESX hosts into a NAS cluster would be awesome.

If it was useful, give me credit

Jason White - VCP

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ironike
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Hi,

i download a Freenas and I configure my esx....great i see the iscsi lun but when i create a datastore after few second an error message appear that said:

"Error during the configuration of the host:Cannot open Volume:

/vmfs/volumes/4902c5bd-50cac5dd-c58b-000c29c9180b"

Where is the problem???? this is the last step before to complete my configuration!!!!

I try to connect to iscsi target a Windows XP with Microsoft iSCSI initiator and works fine......

Please help me!!!

Bye

Massimo

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Heinrich_Rebehn
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Same Error here, but not only with FreeNAS but also with the Linux iSCSI target. Is anybody successfully using datastores via iSCSI at all??

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