Initial storage configuration procedures.

When your storage is configured and ready for use, there are many advanced management scheduled tasks available for backing up your data, including snapshotting, cloud synchronization, and ZFS replication.

ZFS Pools

How to create a ZFS data storage pool.

ZFS Datasets

How to create a ZFS dataset.


How to create a Zvol.

Fusion Pools

Utilizing a special vdev


Native ZFS Encryption in TrueNAS

Self-Encrypting Drives

Configuring Self-Encrypted Drives.


How to set data or object quotas for user accounts and groups.

Managing Existing Pools

How to make changes to a data storage pool after it has been created.

ZFS Snapshots

ZFS Snapshots

Importing Disks

How to do a one-time import of data from a disk into a TrueNAS dataset.

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