3 minute read.Last Modified 2021-03-23 09:36 EDT
Network > Global Configuration has all the general TrueNAS networking settings that are not specific to any interface.
Making changes to the network interface the web interface uses can result in losing connection to TrueNAS! Fixing any misconfigured network settings might require command line knowledge or physical access to the TrueNAS system.
Options are organized into several categories.
Many of these fields have default values, but can be changed to meet requirements of the local network. The Hostname and Domain display in the Dashboard > System Information card. Some options only display when the appropriate hardware is present.
|Hostname||string||Host name of first TrueNAS controller. Upper and lower case alphanumeric, |
|Hostname (TrueNAS Controller 2)||string||Host name of second TrueNAS controller (for HA only). Upper and lower case alphanumeric, |
|Hostname (Virtual)||string||Virtual host name. When using a virtualhost, this is also used as the Kerberos principal name. Enter the fully qualified hostname plus the domain name. Upper and lower case alphanumeric, |
|Domain||string||System domain name.|
|Additional Domains||string||Additional domains to search. Separate entries by pressing Enter. Adding search domains can cause slow DNS lookups|
|NetBIOS-NS||checkbox||Legacy NetBIOS name server. Advertises the SMB service NetBIOS Name. Can be required for legacy SMB1 clients to discover the server. When advertised, the server appears in Network Neighborhood.|
|mDNS||checkbox||Multicast DNS. Uses the system Hostname to advertise enabled and running services. For example, this controls if the server appears under Network on MacOS clients.|
|WS-Discovery||checkbox||Uses the SMB Service NetBIOS Name to advertise the server to WS-Discovery clients. This causes the computer to appear in the Network Neighborhood of modern Windows OSes.|
|Nameserver 1||IP address||Primary DNS server.|
|Nameserver 2||IP address||Secondary DNS server.|
|Nameserver 3||IP address||Tertiary DNS server.|
|IPv4 Default Gateway||IP address||Typically not set. If set, used instead of the default gateway provided by DHCP|
|IPv6 Default Gateway||IP address||Typically not set.|
|HTTP Proxy||string||Enter the proxy information for the network in the format |
|Enable Netwait Feature||checkbox||Setting this prevents network services from starting until the interface can ping the addresses listed in the Netwait IP list.|
|Netwait IP List||string||Only appears when Enable Netwait Feature is set. Enter a list of IP addresses to ping. Separate entries by pressing Enter. Each address is tried until one is successful or the list is exhausted. Leave empty to use the default gateway.|
|Host Name Database||string||Used to add one entry per line which will be appended to |