Starting with TrueCommand 1.2, TrueCommand is built and offered as a Docker container to drastically reduce system overhead and simplify TrueCommand updates. Migrating data can be done before or after installing the Docker container version of TrueCommand. The procedure is similar in both situations, with just a couple …

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Connecting Systems to TrueCommand To connect a system to TrueCommand, open the Configure  menu and click Systems. This menu is organized into two tabs: Systems and System Groups. These tabs contain all the options to connect and organize systems in TrueCommand. All added systems are listed in the Systems tab with the …

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Installing the TrueCommand Container TrueCommand is built as a Docker container. This has the benefit of a smaller footprint and simpler upgrades. Use the appropriate Operating System Docker installation instructions and install Docker. Make sure that the Docker service is started. Warning Docker Desktop for Windows …

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The Administration page shows additional system details and offers a variety of TrueCommand configuration options. This page is available to users with administrator permissions by opening the Configure  menu and clicking Administration. The page is organized into About, Certificates, and Configuration tabs. About …

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Updating TrueCommand installed in a Docker container requires stopping the existing container, obtaining the latest software image from the ixsystems/truecommand hub, and starting an updated container using the preexisting TrueCommand storage volume. This article shows how to do this using the command line, but …

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TrueCommand records all user account activity in a system log. For example, if a user deletes a system from TrueCommand, the log records which user deleted it along with other information associated with the deleted system. To view the system log, open the Configure  menu and click Logs. All system log entries are …

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TrueCommand alerts provide visual warnings for monitored systems that require attention. These alerts are either generated by the monitored system or an alert rule created in TrueCommand. Viewing All Alerts To see all alerts that TrueCommand has discovered, open the Configure  menu and click All Alerts. Administrator …

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TrueCommand Cloud is a SaaS offering of TrueCommand which includes a WireGuard VPN capability to connect TrueNAS systems through firewalls. TrueCommand Cloud is compatible with TrueNAS version v12.0 and newer. TrueCommand Cloud accounts are currently undergoing a trial phase. For Early Access to TrueCommand Cloud, go …

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TrueCommand 1.3.1 introduced the ability to customize the alert colors to user preferences. The Theme pallet is located in the top banner on the right. To open the theme configuration menu, click the  icon. To change a color, click on the color to open a selection menu. Select the desired color or enter its HEX color …

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The Reports page is used to customize charts of system metrics for data analysis. These reports are created by or shared with the current TrueCommand user. There are default reports that are designed to generate a basic system overview chart. These show details like network traffic, storage, and memory utilization for …

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TrueCommand automatically backs up the TrueNAS configuration everytime there is a database change or a TrueCommand Audit Log entry. Manual backups can be created as needed. Viewing Backups Viewing the current TrueNAS configuration backups can be accomplished by opening the overview page and clicking Config Backups. …

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TrueCommand has a robust user management system designed to allow TrueCommand administrators to personalize the TrueCommand experience for each user account. User accounts can be created within the TrueCommand interface or you can configure LDAP to automatically create a new user account when someone logs into …

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