You can encrypt the root dataset of a new storage pool to further increase data security. Please note that you will be responsible to remember or otherwise back up passphrases or other access methods to your encrypted data. Encrypting a Storage Pool To begin encrypting data, follow the same process as creating a new …

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Notice TrueNAS replaced GELI encryption with ZFS native cryptography in the version 12.0 release. This article is provided as a historical reference for encryption management in FreeNAS/TrueNAS 11.3 and earlier. GELI Encryption FreeNAS/TrueNAS 11.3 and earlier used GELI …

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Self-Encrypting Drives TrueNAS version 11.1-U5 introduced Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) support. These SED specifications are supported: Legacy interface for older ATA devices. Not recommended for security-critical environments TCG Opal 1 legacy specification TCG OPAL 2 standard for newer consumer-grade devices TCG …

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