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Last Modified 2022-04-05 15:50 EDT

May 30, 2018

The FreeNAS development team is pleased to announce the availability of the fifth update to FreeNAS 11.1.

Since this is mostly a bug fix update, no changes have been made to the 11.1-U4 version of the Guide. This update did add preliminary support for Self-Encrypting Drives. Refer to Using Self-Encrypted Drives for instructions on how to configure these devices.

Due to the proximity of the upcoming 11.2-BETA1 release, the Try the BETA UI! link has been removed from the login screen for 11.1-U5. Users who wish to test the new UI before BETA1 is released are encouraged to create a clone of their current boot environment, switch to the nightlies train, and update to the nightlies. This ensures that there is a stable boot environment to reboot into and upgrade from, once BETA1 is released.

Known Issues

If the S.M.A.R.T. service will not start,it is due to a known bug for some USB and SSD devices. To find the problematic device, look in /var/log/messages for a line similar to this one:

May 31 23:54:58 freenas smartd[13590]: Unable to register device /dev/da1
 (no Directive -d removable). Exiting.

In this example, /dev/da1 is the problematic device. Then, go to Storage > Volumes > View Disks, select the problematic device, click its Edit button, and uncheck the Enable S.M.A.R.T. checkbox. You should now be able to start the S.M.A.R.T. service.


  • 24965 Feature Add more command output to freenas-debug
  • 26484 Bug Don’t write unneeded SNMP messages to /var/log/messages
  • 27936 Bug More fixes to ensure /nonexistent directory is not created
  • 28585 Umbrella Fix Samba memory leak in vfswrap_getwd()
  • 28862 Bug Fix restoring old reporting values after a FreeNAS update
  • 29971 Feature Improve logging in AD monitoring
  • 30213 Bug Turn bootenv.delete into a job to prevent timeout related traceback when deleting boot enviroments
  • 30609 Bug Do not log nginx errors to console
  • 30729 Bug Speed up and clean up freenas-debug
  • 30768 Bug Fix argument for SMB_VFS_NEXT_DISK_FREE in zfs_space VFS module
  • 30960 Bug Display Samba version and git commit with smbd -v
  • 30990 Bug Make lagg work with 100Gbps and 25Gbps interfaces that report extended media types
  • 31041 Feature Add support for Self-Encrypting Drives
  • 31050 Bug Do not spawn another thread on call_sync middleware call
  • 31059 Bug Fix user.delete API call when DC is enabled
  • 31404 Bug When using ADS disable DOSATTRIB to prevent Windows 7 “Invalid MS-DOS function” error
  • 31635 Bug Correct PAM constants for AFP users authenticating as local user in LDAP environment
  • 31773 Bug Migrate MTU settings when upgrading from 9.10.X to 11.1.X
  • 32868 Bug Fix “Check Now” traceback error
  • 32880 Bug Fix alert services traceback
  • 32943 Bug Add -M to freenas-debug to check SATA DOM speed
  • 33045 Bug Check if TrueNAS system needs an HBA firmware update
  • 33228 Feature Add configured SMART, replication, and scrub tasks to freenas-debug
  • 33618 Bug Do not show beta UI link
  • 33663 Bug Alphabetize freenas-debug switches
  • 33786 Bug Be less restrictive for NFS exports
  • 33855 Bug Remove dtrace freenas-debug modules
  • 33885 Bug Start dbus before netatalk
  • 33924 Bug Add check to see if NIS is enabled
  • 33927 Bug Fix typo in NFS section of freenas-debug
  • 33930 Bug Fix traceback in system section of freenas-debug
  • 33957 Bug Fix Python global interpreter lock with LDAP
  • 33987 Bug Fix system.advanced traceback during system boot
  • 33993 Bug Remove parallel routines for freenas-debug to prevent CPU spike

Tickets can be viewed at the iXsystems & FreeNAS Redmine page.