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Fundamentals

General information applicable to any version of FreeNAS, unlikely to change or vary between versions or situations.

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Western Digital Drives - The Preferred Drives of FreeNAS and TrueNAS CORE
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Cloud Sync monitoring script
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iX's White Paper about pool layout and performance
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A shell tool for performance testing and burn-in of a disk array
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Workaround fix for Google Photos Cloud Sync Task that wont start or stays on 0%
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Github repository for FreeNAS scripts, including disk burnin and rsync support Spearfoot
Utility scripts for administation, reporting, disk burn-in, rsync
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RAIDZ expansion can create some overhead but it can be recovered
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Command line driven backups to direct attached disks
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Overview of ZFS Feature Flags and their support in FreeNAS
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Guide for basic installation and configuration of FreeNAS
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Identify and blink LED on disk failure
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ZFS Drive Size and Cost Comparison Spreadsheet to find best $/TiB diedrichg
Compare 1:1 the potential size of your pool to find the most cost-effective $/TiB option
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Introduction to ZFS Ericloewe
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A short introduction to ZFS, oriented towards FreeNAS users
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Did you know Windows Vista onwards already has a better way built in? Just try it out!
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Two-part post on understanding the mechanics of ZFS pool performance
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Your getting started cheat sheet for FreeNAS, a max 10hr crash course in FreeNAS and related tech
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Guidance for burning in hard drives prior to their use
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