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  1. doutatsu

    Need help with trying to replace the drive to grow the pool

    Hello everyone o/ I've had my FreeNAS system for a while, with a RAIDZ1 setup of 3 WD Reds each of 2TB. As I was running out of storage, I wanted to replace disks one by one to grow the pool, following the guide here. Now, because I didn't have any more open SATAs on the machine, I used an...
  2. N

    SOLVED SUPERMICRO 6049P-E1CR60H -- Will it FreeNAS?

    Good day, here is my spec: SUPERMICRO SSG-6049P-E1CR60H 60 BAY STORAGE LSI 3108 CACHEVAULT KIT ISO9001 QUALITY ASSURANCE - SERVERS NO SOFTWARE 16GB DDR4-2933 1RX4 LP ECC REG DIMM SUPERMICRO SIOM 4-PORT 10GBASE-T INTEL X550 INTEL S4510 240GB, SATA 6GB/S, 3D, TLC 2.5", 7.0MM CLX-SP 4208 8C/16T...
  3. N

    SOLVED 30 Disk enclosure 14TB disks - 1 Pool with 3 or 4 RAIDZ and Spare Disks?

    Good day, I would appreciate some advise on this setup I am doing. We have a 30Bay JBOD (14TB Seagate 7200RPM Enterprise disks) enclosure connecting with 12Gbps SAS to HP ML350P Gen8 with spec; 2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 0 @ 2.30GHz 32GB RAM 10Gbps Dual Port Ethernet. I thought of doing 1...
  4. iliak

    storage limits questions freenas vs ceph

    we are growing and we need a larger approx 50-200 TB (redundant) ( we will scale withing a year to the full capacity, sdds will be added on demend) currently i cant decide if we should go for freenas or ceph ceph cons much higher storage price, due to 2 or 3 replications pros freenas...
  5. F

    Buying a server for storage

    Hello. i've been looking around for recommendations on some posts but can't seem to find any. i'm an intern who's been tasked with finding a possible server that we can store ouer backups on with roughly 8 slots for 2'5 inch drives. so i'm looking for any recommendations from any of you guys...
  6. Z

    Storage NAS for video editing, need support!

    Hi, Im planning to build a NAS to complement my video editing machine. I work editing big video productions. I need a storage solution to manage TBs of info and also to be able to work directly from the NAS. I found this in Youtube: https://youtu.be/L4gVh7th8GM And started reading about...
  7. poobear85

    Error getting available space (volume)

    Hi, I have a freenas system running 11.1-U7, it has 4 volumes, each volume is created from dedicated disks using raid-z2 with an additional spare per pool. A disk failed in one volume, I identified the disk and the serial number, shutdown the system, replaced the failed disk and when it turned...
  8. R

    Added Drives Not Showing Correct Storage

    Hello, So I have 3 500gb drives in my system. All of the drives showed up as they are supposed to, but when I added them to a pool, the total size went down to 900gb instead of 1.5tb. What happened to the rest of the storage? Thanks, -Josh
  9. M

    Disks do not appear to create pool

    We configured a Freenas version 11.2-U5 on a DL380 Gen9, Storage D-Link DSN-4000 with 16 4TB RAID 5 + 0 disks so 50TB is available to create a pool, but does not appear on Freenas system and when using the command df -lh show me 11TB size in / var folder can help me? Is there anything specific I...
  10. I

    Iscsi share drive unallocated

    I have an ISCSI drive which went down for an unknown reason and id like to recover my drive with my data. All I did so far was get my system to boot because when I checked the KVM it was a black screen but all the LEDs were on. Front & backside of the case. Once i got the system to boot I...
  11. E

    FreeNAS files getting zeroed out

    I've been having an odd problem with my FreeNAS setup. I've been having files getting zeroed out. Filename is there and it's in the right place. Modification times look correct, but the files with just be zero size and I'm not able to do anything with them. Has anyone seen anything like this...
  12. K

    Reset Configuration then upgraded from 11.2 to 11.2U4.1. Pools and data are fine, but disks don't show under storage/disks

    Basically I ended up installing a brand new 11.2u4.1. It didn't show my disks. I had to unplug my disks boot up then shutdown. Plug in my disks boot up and then I was able to import my pool. On the dashboard it shows my disks, but says disk details not available. When I look under...
  13. T

    FreeNAS 11.1-U7 Cannot import encrypted volume

    FreeNAS 11.1-U7 Cannot import encrypted volume The story goes: I'm running a 4 disk (3TB each) RAIDZ2 configuration & I was replacing an overheating disk. Shut the system down, removed the disk, put a new one in, and restarted. It's a little vague right now, as it was a couple of days ago, but...
  14. M

    Resilio Sync Group Permissions

    I've got Resilio Sync plugin installed, and i've added 2 mount points (both from different datasets). Getting the permissions right on freenas is frustrating beyond anything I can explain. I've been using freenas for like 8 years now and still want to break something every time I go to do...
  15. S

    Problems with periodic copies

    How about, I have a problem with my freenas, to which I have set several periodic tasks for the copies, but I see that these are not executed, I have them well configured, but I do not know what can be missing, or case it will be some problem with the software freenas?
  16. mettigel

    Storage not showing up under W10

    Greetings ! So i tried my Luck with FreeNAs. Watched Tutorial, looked at the Maunal and google... But i can't get the System to show up. Not under Network, neither can't i map it as a network Drive under Windows 10. I setup the SMB Share in FreeNAS. The Windows Network Discovery is enabled too...
  17. titanve

    Device: /dev/ciss0 [cciss_disk_00] [SAT] error

    Hello everyone! I'm getting an email from my FreeNAS with this: New alerts: * Device: /dev/ciss0 [cciss_disk_00] [SAT], Self-Test Log error count increased from 2 to 3 Current alerts: * Device: /dev/ciss0 [cciss_disk_00] [SAT], Failed SMART usage Attribute: 5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct. * Device...
  18. H

    Volume size is not showing correct

    Hi Team, I have few queries regarding FreeNAS Storage. The volume we allocate in the pool is not showing the correct value. I have attached the screenshot in the attachment. Also, find the detail of the zpool list and zfs list. It also full all space. please suggest. ================= zpool...
  19. A

    SOLVED Volume size appears incorrect

    Hi everyone, I have seen a lot of posts of this kind on the forum, and even if I've been through some of them, I unfortunnately didn't solve my issue :/ Here is my issue : I have a Freenas running 11.1U6 version I have only one big storage supposed to be sized at 6Tb, and never have I done the...
  20. D

    Conexion FreeNAS con Storage Externo

    Hola, Tengo la siguiente inquietud; Tengo un Servidor Storage de DELL (el cual solo puedes usarlos a la traves de conexiones iSCSI) y quisiera hacerlos trabajar conjuntamente con el FreeNAS. El escenario sería que, el servidor FreeNAS pudiese conectarse al servidor Stogate DELL para acceder a...
  21. SeaFox

    What's the opinion here on "shucking" external drives?

    I'm looking to buy drives for a new build right now. I have a 20% off code for buying from Western Digital direct, and the code can be used on up to 5 items. So I've been comparing pricing on various sizes of drives between wd.com, NewEgg and Amazon. Meanwhile, there is a Best Buy sale on a...
  22. P

    AWS Glacier on freenas

    All I see is Amazon S3 so Amazon S3 Glacier isn't supported? Does anyone have glacier working or can provide some help so I can get mine working? Thanks.
  23. G

    Expanding a zPool?

    Hello, I currently have a zpool with one vdev made up of four large HDDs setup in RaidZ1. The system has four additional SAS connections that I am not currently using, and what I'd ideally like to do is expand the system by giving it an extra four drives of the same and make it into a RaidZ2. My...
  24. Digitaldreams

    How to tell if a system supports hot-swap drives?

    So pretty much as the title asks, how can I tell if my system supports hot-swappable drives? What are the hardware components that I need to check to see if it's supported? This is my current system: Intel - Xeon E3-1230 V5 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM...
  25. dpchrist

    FreeNAS 11.2 create dataset without sharing

    FreeNAS -> Help & Support -> Storage: I have a fresh FreeNAS 11.2 installation and have created a pool. I would like to create datasets -- some shared, others not. The web UI Storage -> Pools -> Add Dataset offers three choices for Share Type: Unix, Windows, and Mac. Is there a way to use...
  26. dpchrist

    FreeNAS 11.2 RELEASE -> Storage / Pools / Import Pool -> Decrypting Disks Starting job...

    FreeNAS storage forum: I did a fresh install of FreeNAS 11.2 RELEASE, created an encrypted pool, downloaded the recovery key, and set an encryption passphrase. When I restarted FreeNAS, I navigated to Storage -> Pools, clicked "Add", selected "Import an existing pool", clicked "Next", selected...
  27. M

    Set up storage location for zoneminder

    Hi All, newbie here. I've managed to install zoneminder plugin through Freenas web GUI, added my cameras and I can see events triggered by motion. However I have the jail in a separate SSD so I assume all video clips are getting recorded somewhere in my SSD. I have a separate volume where I...
  28. MediaManRIT

    Dataset vs Volume Space

    I searched the forums, and haven't come up with an answer that makes sense. I'm hoping someone can shed some light on this. I just created a new RAIDZ1-0 array of 4 6TB disks. I expected the total available space to be about 6TB x 3 disks = 18TB (one drive for parity, aka RAID5). Sure...
  29. L

    Freenas 11.2 BETA3 - setup when needing to preserve old data?

    Hi Read the guides, followed a bunch of tutorials but everything seems to deal with a from scratch setup with new disks, etc. I am upgrading from 9.3 and I have two mirrored RAID disks that contain all my media and backups. Since they total over 2 TB simply moving them off to another storage...
  30. S

    Need advice on drives/drive set up. 10 bay nas.

    Hey All, i just got myself the following set-up: Fractal Design R4 65 Supermicro X10SL7-F Motherboard Xeon E3-1230 V3 CPU Kingston 2x 8gb KVR16E11/8 ECC RAM Corsair RM 550w PSU USE Case: Photo/Video storage and editing off the NAS. so i would like 500MB + speeds Will be be building 10...
  31. C

    What is the best way to backup from MacBook Pro

    Hi all, I'm an absolute rookie so apologies if I annoy anyone trying to help. I have Freenas installed on a Hp Microserver and I use it simply to back-up all my media. My girlfriend now wants to do this as well with some of her design work so I installed a couple of new drives (WD red) and...
  32. Cronus94

    Adding storage to server.

    Hi All, This may have been asked before so forgive me if it has. I am fairly new to freenas so be gentle. I have a server that has 4 x 4tb WD Reds set up in RaidZ2 (usuable 7tb) and I'm running out of space (roughly 2tb left). Given the amount of time it has taken me to fill up 5tb im sure it...
  33. F

    Increasing space on a dataset when Volume has been increasedby changing all drives

    Hi, I've been using my freenas for a number of years now. Unfortunately, that amount of time doesn't translate to my level of experience, or my knowledge of the system i've built. I tend to "set and forget" and when an issue arises, I do my best to educate myself in order to repair the current...
  34. N

    FreeNAS or Windows ? ( Plex server, VM, Storage, Timemachine )

    Hello all. After browsing the forums for quite some time, i can't find a good answer to my questions. I hope someone can help me :) FreeNAS 11 or just use Windows 10 with shared folders? At the moment i'm using a WD My cloud Mirror gen 1 NAS system, but its very slow so Plex server app is a...
  35. R

    SOLVED New GUI missing "Browse for Recovery Key"?

    Hi all, I don't seem to find how to unlock my encrypted pool from the new GUI. After an accidental upgrade from 11.1-Stable to 11.2 my encrypted pool won't unlock. With the most likely cause being that the right key was not backed up. BUT this is not the issue I want to raise. I struggled to...
  36. Soypat

    SOLVED Storage=>View Disks is blank. Can't display volume.

    Hello community, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- First off let me thank you all. I work on video production. We have a studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I've set up the FreeNAS 6 months a go (before we had just a basic...
  37. BloodyBonkers

    SOLVED Need help replicating data from one Freenas server to another

    Hello, I am unsure how I should formulate the zfs send zfs receive command to replicate all data from my main FreeNAS box(Freenas1) to a new temporary FreeNAS box(Freenas2). Here's the information I believe is relevant: Freenas1 has the pool name Volume1 with a primary dataset named Volume1...
  38. BloodyBonkers

    SOLVED Upgrading pool. RaidZ2 vs mirror vdev

    Hello. I currently have an hp microserver g8 equipped with a 1265L and 16GB of ram. (I intend to buy a motherboard for this CPU/RAM combo so I can place my rig in a define r5 or a rack case, but cannot afford this right now) My current storage config is 3 WD red 2TB's in raidz1. for about 3.6TB...
  39. pro lamer

    SOLVED System dataset on sliced HDDs or in an encrypted pool - what is less dangerous?

    Hi! I am planning to have a mirror of 6TB HDDs for user data plus a pre-backup pool plus two spare SATA ports for external disks backup. I am planning to encrypt my data. Boot planned: mirrored pendrives/sd cards. I've read a bit about risk related to encrypting and I am not very happy :/...
  40. O

    Auto Import volume on FreeNAS 11.1

    Hello All, I'm a newbie here. in my office I have freenas 9.2.0 which will be upgrade to FreeNas 11.1, I've install the Freenas 11.1 Version but when I see the storage menu, I couldn't found auto import menu and when I detach the disk then I import again to storage the disk volume is empty, I...
  41. jringer77

    Disk UNAVAIL

    Hi, I don't know what to do here. I'm not sure if the pool is missing a disk or if something else is going on. I should have a total of 9 disks, I think. 8xHDDs (4 per zpool), plus one SATA Flash boot drive (came with FreeNAS Mini XL). I just set up my new FreeNAS Mini XL (diskless), by moving...
  42. tubaguy

    SOLVED raidz2 seemingly doesn't have 2 disks of redundancy?

    I have a raidz2 that I've had to replace a couple disks on. It consists of 8 6TB drives. That stuff all looks okay to me, but under the storage tab it shows that I'm using 29.2 TB and 14.3 TB free (43.5 TB total). FreeNAS says that a 6 TB drive yields about 5.46 TB. At 8 drives that...
  43. G

    Disk Writes sometimes Interrupted?

    Sometimes when writing things to disk, such as copying between locations in the ZFS volume, or moving items across the network, starting a new disk write, such as saving a new file, will interrupt other processes either locally or remotely that are also writing files, causing them to fail. If I...
  44. J

    CurrentPendingSector & OfflineUncorrectableSector Emails

    Hello, first of all I'd like to thank you for taking the time in reading this before-hand, I appreciate your help. I woke up this morning to find two emails, the first titled "CurrentPendingSector" with the contents: Device: /dev/sda [SAT], 2 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors The second...
  45. NOT_Bill_Gates

    How to tell which drive is dead - PLEASE HELP!!!

    I have been running FreeNAS for awhile and, inevitably, drives die. I have a Lenovo ThinkServer with a LSI card (no BIOS, non-RAID mode) connected to my 8 drives. I, of course, can tell that, for example, da7 just died, but I cannot tell which drive is actually da7 as it looks like FreeNAS has...
  46. R

    Restoring From Backed up Snapshot

    So I am moving all the data from a ZPool Media2 -> zPool Media I ran this command zfs send -Rv Media2@Media2_snap | zfs receive -Fdu Media/Media2Moved and successfully moved Everything to Media root@freenas:/mnt/Media/FreeNas/.zfs/snapshot # zfs list -t snapshot NAME USED...
  47. D

    Jail Storage: Data Copied?

    I have the NextCloud plugin installed and set up to use storage in a dataset outside the jail, as shown in the attached Capture1.png. I see the same data within both the source and destination. I understand that data is not actually copied between these two directories, but the destination is...
  48. ovalcoconut

    Splitting a volume so I can remove a disk

    I have one volume I've named 'D' I have two disks in this volume, one 1TB HDD, and one 2TB HDD. My data takes up 1.6TB. I started with the 1TB HDD as that was what I had at the time, then I bought the 2TB HDD, and added to the system a month later for more storage. Now I'm realizing the error...
  49. F

    dataset w/quota usage >80% (and >95%) but no alert generated

    Hi all, In order to test alerting on storage usage, I have done the following: created test dataset with 100M quota downloaded 100MB test file from linode.com/speedtest until it reached ~75% (throughput decreased at this point dramatically) initiated cp to duplicate the file in order to bump...
  50. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED "Add" Storage

    Hello Everybody, I just set up my FreeNAS Server a few weeks ago and of I course I haven't run out of storage yet ;) But lets imagine I don't have any storage left, how can I "add" storage ? I know that I can't just add a new HDD to my zpool but can I replace a 8 tb HDD with an empty 10 tb HDD...
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