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  1. A

    TrueNAS Build for VMs - Looking for input

    Hey guys, looking to get some input on a new configuration I'm looking to test out for housing block storage to be used for VMs. The TrueNAS won't host the VMs, just the data. The VMs will be mixed usage for VPS hosting. Hardware Chassis SSG-6028R-E1CR24L...
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    Help with a Video Production NAS Setup

    Hey Guys, First off, thank you for your help! I primarily work on video projects (Premiere Pro) and have been trying to create an optimal solution for my needs. Basically, this is my first venture into TrueNAS and what I want the NAS to be, is the live project machine that a couple client...
  3. hakamairi

    5018a-ftn4 1U build sanity check

    Dear TrueNAS experts, I'm doing my first build and I think I'm doing some cowboy management on it. My main motivation was to run pfSense and maybe TrueNAS in a separate VMs, but after a lot of reading I decided to go with TrueNAS on bare metal and pfSense in a VM with a pass through for 3 of the...
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    Help me decide for my first Home Server FreeNAS build

    Hi all, This is my first post in this forum and I would like some help with my home server setup. I will use it as a Dropbox replacement, media server, web server and will test a few other personal services as well for a max of 5 users and just myself most of the time. I have read the HW...
  5. Z

    SOLVED First FreeNAS build for: PLEX, Media storage and more

    Hi I am new to the FreeNAS scene and would like to get some feedback on what I plan to purchase. Things to take into cosideration when reading: 1. I am on kind of a budget, so there will be some compromises 2. Prices on some products are much higher in Denmark where i live (example. a e5-2680v3...
  6. rmblr

    Home/SB NAS Build Feedback Request

    Hi folks, I've been lurking for some months now, soaking up as much info as I can. I've finally got the budget to build my FreeNAS setup, so I'm humbly submitting it for you feedback. Goals Build a NAS for personal and business use (I'm a freelance software engineer) No plex/media...
  7. rjb123

    X10DRU Build?

    Chasis: 6028U-TRTP+ MB: X10DRU-i+ (Does have IPMI) CPU: 2x E5-2678v3 Backplane: BPN-SAS3-826A Would something like this with replacing the raid card with an HBA (suggestions?) work with FreeNAS (these are a dime a dozen it seems with cheaper options with less RAM), Seems cheaper than sourcing...
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    Supermicro FreeNAS build

    Thanks in advance for any input! I'm a huge fan of FreeNAS and currently run two different self-built systems for my own personal use. I've now got the green light to repurpose a storage server at work that was previously running Windows to be our new storage platform in a datacenter...
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    First Build for FreeNAS

    Hello fellow FreeNAS Forum Family, my Name is Thomas and I'am still researching to build a first own FreeNAS Server. The main purpose of this server will be to store files (oh wow, he really will try storing files in a NAS :rolleyes:) from my own computer (meaning Pictures and Web-Projects...
  10. K

    My first NAS

    Hello, I want to buy/build a NAS by myself, therefore I need some advise. First, I wanted to buy the ASRock J5005, but it's not available in Germany.... Should I wait until it's available again or should I buy another board (J4205 or J4105)? The NAS should have WOL, min. 4x SATA and should...
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    Could this build work?

    Hi everyone, I'm new in this community and I'm trying to use freeNas to save postgres database backup and share some files. I want to share the build I have right now to know if I will have to chage parts or move to another build MOBO ECS G41T-M7 v1.0 CPU INTEL PENTIUM E5700 3.0 GHZ...
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    Pentium Gold and P10S-I Mini good starter build?

    So I've read the build guide(s), more like perused, and checked the forum for similar builds but had a hard time finding an LGA1151 build. I'm trying to build something for a home environment to store some family photos .etc. I was wondering if the following 2 components would be a good start...
  13. typhonragewind

    NAS Build options

    Hi everyone! I'm hoping to soon join the ranks of FreeNAS users and replace my old single disk (shudder) 3TB WD MyCloud. I've finally been able to digest most of the important info on building a FreeNAS system and i think I managed to design 3 acceptable builds. However, since this is a bit of...
  14. keeps1516

    Newb at FreeNAS. Will my old pc work?

    This is my first time to use a NAS. I have my old gaming coputer with the below hardware. Any ideas if it will work? Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 - BX80637I53570K https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007SZ0E1K/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ASUS...
  15. neosbc

    No more Qnap.. migrating to FreeNAS

    Hi all , First of all forgive for my bad English. I have a Nas of Qnap TVS-863, that I do not want it anymore, I am arto of its pesimo software and that in each update things stop working. The last one has been that I have lost data and half of things do not work, so I bought a hardware, for...
  16. lightheat

    First FreeNAS-in-ESXi build -- going the used E5 route.

    Hi gang, I read over the hardware recommendations guide and have tentatively pieced together what I think is a reasonable build. I have the HDDs and the case; the rest I have yet to order, pending opinions. I'm no stranger to IT, and given my desire to make full use of the hardware, I'd like to...
  17. Such_Wolf

    SOLVED Need approbation for a build.

    Hello,i'm planning to make a freeNas build to run Plex and also have for storing pictures. This build is meant to take the less place possible so it will be a 1u server. Procesor INTEL PENTIUM G4560 Motherboard MSI E3M WORKSTATION V5 Ram 16GB KINGSTON DDR4-2133MHZ ECC CL15 (KVR21E15D8/16) Psu...
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    Build check

    Hello everyone, I'm new to FreeNas and server stuff, and i would be glad if someone could have a peek at my build and check its viability. This will be a build for a small company, and my first build in general. There will be around 10 persons using the server at the same time, 3 of them...
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