FreeNAS 8.3.1 RC1 Is Available for Testing

estdisk and photorec tools have been implemented in this version

By on February 28th, 2013 09:50 GMT

FreeNAS, a free implementation of a minimal FreeBSD distribution, has just reached version 8.3.1 RC1.

FreeNAS 8.3.1 RC1 has introduced a large number of functional changes in comparison with the 8.0.x branch.

Highlights of FreeNAS 8.3.1 RC1:

• The handling of user uploaded SSL certs has been improved, including for certs that require a passphrase;
• When upgrading, an offer to save the config file will be shown;
• Always use 4K sectors when volume encryption is used;
• testdisk and photorec tools have been added to the image.

A complete list of changes and updates can be found in the official announcement.

Download FreeNAS 8.3.1 RC1
right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.