TrueNAS Hardware Documentation

TrueNAS Documentation

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TrueNAS Hardware Documentation

iXsystems sells a variety of hardware solutions that are rigorously qualified and built to maximize TrueNAS performance. Each line of products are tailored to meet your specific needs, whether you are a home user, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME), or extended business environment. To help visualize the system placement in a networking environment, iXsystems also provides a Visio stencil pack of these products. Legacy documentation for discontinued iXsystems products is also archived here.

TrueNAS (Formerly FreeNAS) Mini

TrueNAS Minis allow you to easily store and manage your important data using any storage protocol, including NFS, SMB, AFP, iSCSI, S3, and many others. All Minis are backed by the OpenZFS (ZFS) enterprise-class file system that provides software RAID to protect your data from drive failure, data corruption, file deletion, and even malware attacks.

TrueNAS Minis are built with professional-grade components including ECC RAM and IPMI for remote management. Whisper-quiet fans and low power footprints make them ideal for a quiet office environment.

Mini Basic Setup Guide
Out of Band Management: E/E+/X | X+/XL+
Hardware Upgrades: E/E+ | X | X+ | XL+

TrueNAS Mini

FreeNAS Certified

Built on ZFS, FreeNAS (TrueNAS CORE) includes enterprise-level features like deduplication and compression, copy-on-write with checksum compare, snapshots and replication, support for multiple hypervisor solutions, and much more. FreeNAS Certified Servers have been tested and fine-tuned to maximize storage and sharing performance.

FreeNAS Certified Basic Setup Guide

FreeNAS Certified


The TrueNAS X-Series is our compact 2U enterprise storage system built on the powerful OpenZFS file system for unbeatable value and performance. Available in hybrid or all-flash configurations, the X-Series easily integrates into any environment with support for all major block, file, and object protocols.
A single X-Series system can support up to 1 petabyte of raw capacity and is over 70% more cost-effective over five years compared to AWS and other cloud-based solutions. Powerful enterprise features, like ZFS data protection and high-availability, ensure up to 99.999% uptime to keep your business running even when components fail.

X-Series Basic Setup Guide
Controller Replacement Guide

TrueNAS X-Series


The TrueNAS M-Series is the flagship model of TrueNAS Enterprise systems and is ideally suited for heavy IT storage workloads and intensive data center applications. The TrueNAS M-Series provides High Availability (HA), hybrid capacity, and all-flash performance configurations. The M-Series grows to support multiple 100GbE ports and over 20PB of storage. All TrueNAS Enterprise systems use OpenZFS to give you unbelievable performance with legendary protection and reliability for your mission-critical data.

M-Series Basic Setup Guide
M-Series SATADOM Replacement Guide

TrueNAS M-Series

Expansion Shelves

Add storage to your datacenter without hassle or downtime. Whether you need a few drives or ninety, iXsystems offers a variety of customizable solutions to fit any of your storage requirements.

ES12 Basic Setup Guide
ES24 Basic Setup Guide
ES60 Basic Setup Guide

Expansion Shelves


Product announcements, unspecific FAQs, and articles about specific hardware component.

Component Articles
Hardware FAQs
End of Life Announcements

Hardware Notices

Legacy Hardware

Archived documentation about discontinued iXsystems hardware products.

TrueNAS Z-Series
2nd Generation FreeNAS Minis
Discontinued Expansion Shelves

Legacy Hardware Docs