Administration

ZFS Snapshots and Clones

ZFS Snapshots and Clones CHUONG K. NGUYEN – BSc., MCSEx2, MCSAx2, MCP, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA ZFS is a copy-on-write file system. This means that we can take snapshot of the volume or the entire zfs file system with no extra cost of space. The snapshot can be created instantly with virtually zero space usage. When… Read more ZFS Snapshots and Clones

How to Install and Configure FreeNAS 9.3

Some time ago I wrote a document on how to configure a iSCSI SAN using OpenFiler (http://dalaris.com/how-to-install-configure-and-use-openfiler-2-99-as-an-iscsi-device/).  It is a very stable environment for lab uses.  Today I will show you how to create an iSCSI SAN using FreeNAS 9.3. 1/ Download FreeNAS software Download FreeNAS at: http://www.freenas.org/download-freenas-release.html In this case, the file is FreeNAS-9.3-STABLE-201504100216.ISO… Read more How to Install and Configure FreeNAS 9.3