FreeNAS 9.3.1 Release | CryptoLocker vs FreeNAS | FreeNAS 9.3 Permissions Tutorial | Issue #25


September 10, 2015

Hello FreeNAS Users,
We have a small update to FreeNAS this month. We’re also taking a closer look at how one company uses FreeNAS and ZFS to circumvent CryptoLocker attacks and we see what the team has to say about their trip to VMworld 2015.

The FreeNAS Team
FreeNAS 9.3.1 is Available
It’s not a full RELEASE but as Jordan Hubbard, FreeNAS Project Lead and iXsystems CTO, notes, “…Enough stuff has changed that we thought it time to increment the minor version in order to denote that we’ve now reached a point of stability and bug fix quality that merits a small permutation of the naming.” Read More>>
Defeating Cryptolocker Attacks with ZFS
“CryptoLocker is a joke with ZFS.” Todd Ladouceur, the CTO of Plextec, shares how his company combats CryptoLocker attacks by using FreeNAS and ZFS. Read more >>

FreeBSD Journal
FreeNAS 9.3 Permissions Overview
By popular request, our newest tutorial video covers permissions properties for Windows, Mac, and Unix on FreeNAS 9.3. Watch it here>>
VMworld 2015
The team is back from VMworld. Our iXsystems booth was mobbed by many attendees who were familiar with FreeNAS and TrueNAS. During the show, we raffled off a 8TB FreeNAS Mini and held a Street Fighter II tournament. Check out our final show recap and the photos from the expo (Days 1 & 2 and Day 3).
6 Reasons Why TrueNAS is replacing NetApp and EMC – Free Webinar
We invite you to join Matt Olander, Co-Founder of iXsystems, in a free webinar about TrueNAS. Find out why people are making the switch from big-name, legacy storage vendors to TrueNAS. Read more >>
FreeNAS Certification Classes
We offer a free Intro to FreeNAS class that runs every day. For those of you interested in learning more about advanced topics, we also offer paid, fully interactive classes. Read more >>
Live Events

TechTip #20
Active Directory acting abnormally? Double check that your FreeNAS systems is synchronizing its clock with an NTP server.
Join the Team
iXsystems, the company that sponsors FreeNAS, is looking for a few good people to join our team. Interested? The full list of available positions can be found on our website.
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