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Getting Started

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Last Modified 2022-09-16 12:16 EDT


This guide introduces TrueNAS and walks you through installing and accessing TrueNAS, storing and backing up data, sharing data over a network, and expanding TrueNAS with different applications solutions.

CORE Documentation Sections

For more detailed interface reference articles, configuration tutorials, and tuning recommendations, see the remaining sections in the CORE topic.

Each major section of TrueNAS CORE/Enterprise documentation is organized as a standalone book:

  • The Getting Started Guide provides the first steps for your experience with TrueNAS CORE/Enterprise:

    • Recommendations and considerations when selecting hardware for CORE.
    • Software Licensing information.
    • Installation tutorials.
    • First-time software configuration instructions.
  • Configuration Tutorials have many community and iXsystems -provided procedural how-tos for specific software use-cases.

  • The UI Reference Guide describes each section of the CORE web interface, including descriptions for each configuration option.

  • API Reference describes how to access the API documentation on a live system and includes a static copy of the API documentation.

  • CORE Security Reports links to the TrueNAS Security Hub and also contains any additional security-related notices.

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