power efficiency

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    Put drives to sleep

    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?
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    Put system in low power mode when idle

    Hi guys, I have set up my first FreeNAS with 9.10-U2 release. I want my FreeNAS to go into low power mode when idle for more than 5 or 10 mins. Prefreably if the hard drives also go into some low power state such that the entire unit consumes low power as much as possible. Is there any low...
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    Another potential user

    Hi everyone, after having repeated issues with mapped or mounted (windows or linux) network locations to my windows file share, I'm looking at creating a NAS. Obviously I want a client OS independent NAS with secure encryption so I'm looking at FreeNAS. My one question/concern I have and I...