FreeNAS is a free implementation of a minimal FreeBSD distribution(for run it on a Compact Flash, CD-ROM or USB key) that provide NAS (Network-Attached Storage) services, supporting: CIFS, FTP, NFS protocols, with a Full WEB configuration interface.
The minimal FreeBSD distribution, Web interface,PHP scripts and documentations are based on M0n0wall.
Here are some key features of "FreeNAS":
· Feature Chart
· Thin Provisioning
· Backup and Restore
· Command Line Interface
· Driver Support
· Zettabyte File System
· Web User Interface
· File Sharing
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· FreeNAS 8.3.1 is based on FreeBSD 8.3 with version 28 of the ZFS filesystem, and features volume based encryption for ZFS.