FreeNAS is a free and open-source software network-attached storage (NAS) system based on FreeBSD and the OpenZFS file system. [read more at]

  • Status: in development
    Developers: 5 
    Based onFreeBSD 6
    SupportCIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, RSYNC
    Software Raid0,1,5 
    Hardware Raidyes if supported by FreeBSD 6
    InterfaceWeb interface, PHP scripts
    Can be installedCompact Flash, hard drive or USB key
    FilesystemUFS, FAT32, EXT2/EXT3, NTFS (limited read-only)
    HardDriveATA/SATA, SCSI, USB and Firewire
    NetworkAll supported cards by FreeBSD 6 (including wireless card!)

    Added value
    Test it without breaking your NAS server with the VMWARE image:
    FreeNAS is installed on the first hard drive (2 partitions), with a RAID 5 volume for the 3 others hard drive. The IP address configured is, with default login/password.

    Why choosing itWhy avoiding it
    Small, do not need an additional disk for the OSFuture releases?
    FreeBSD secure out the box: the least number of buffer vulnerabilities since years!
    Very nice GUI

    Performances Tests

    in progress