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I read in various places that you can configure FreeNAS to put idle drives to sleep. I'm not able to find the settings in FreeNAS 11.2, though, so I'm guessing that only exists in earlier versions. Can we still configure this in FreeNAS 11.2 to put drives to sleep to save on power?
A few weeks ago I asked how can I reduce the power of my FreeNAS Server so I just came with two „new“ ideas of saving some energy and I thought you could give me advises with that.
SO my first idea is that I shut down my NAS when not used (like once a day when I go to sleep and...
Like I mentioned in another threat, I like my NAS to save some energy.
So I was given the advise to spin down my HDDs when not used.
First - In some online forums I found that my System Dataset (which should be stored on my first created dataset) must not be on the volume I...
I set up my FreeNAS Server a week ago and it works pretty well so far.
But because my CPU and my 6 HDDs consum a lot of electricity I'd like to know (also because of saving energy and be enviormently friendly)
I'd like to put the server into sleep mode when not needed.
Computer hardware is not something I'm usually scared of, but I know little to nothing of electrical components and until I do, will stick to the 'better safe than sorry' approach. My question comes from me being completely ignorant and confused about currents and amps and volts and the like...