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SCALE Tutorials

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Last Modified 2022-06-13 12:37 EDT


Welcome to TrueNAS tutorials!

This guide collects various how-tos for both simple and complex tasks using primarily the TrueNAS web interface. It is loosely organized by topic and is continuously being updated with new or replacement tutorials.

To display all tutorials in a linear HTML format, export it to PDF, or physically print it, please select ⎙ Download or Print.

If you are interested in writing a TrueNAS tutorial, see the Contributing section for some guidance!

SCALE Documentation Sections

TrueNAS SCALE documentation is divided into several sections or books:

  • The Getting Started Guide provides the first steps for your experience with TrueNAS SCALE:

    • Software Licensing information.
    • Recommendations and considerations when selecting hardware.
    • 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 SCALE 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.

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

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