FreeNAS Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Feb 19 2021

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about FreeNAS?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with FreeNAS.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Feb 19 2021

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering FreeNAS, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Murray Strome9/10. In my configuration, up to two drives can fail and no data is lost. This… more »
NAS Questions
Darold Charpia
Virtualization Engineer at Core4ce, LLC
Jun 14 2021

Hi, 

I'm doing market research for H/W replacements in preparation for an RFI.  

Peers, what are the top 8 NAS solutions? Thanks.

Shivanand Hadapad
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

Dear All,

Any use cases where dfs and non-dfs shares are migrated to Cohesity Data Platform with near zero downtime?

I feel below solutions are feasible:

1. Use Robocopy, pl

2. dfs replication provided windows OS supports the functionality

3. Backup and Restore.

4. Build a VM out of Cohesity and use VMware native tool to migrate everything.

If you any other methods, please share your views.

Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station

Can you share some advice for people who are looking at purchasing NAS storage? What potential challenges should they be aware of before going ahead? 

Ananth VinnakotaFirstly, you need to check how to connect the existing infra with storage… more »
Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station
Dec 30 2020

What does a storage engineer take into account when deciding between NAS or SAN storage?

Richard ArtesNAS: cheaper, slower to access, easier to manage SAN: more expensive, fast… more »
CelaDepending on Requirements & what workload defined for NAS vs SAN NAS - Fabric… more »
Jeff CaffeyThere can be MANY things to be considered here, but it can also be simple. As… more »
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Apr 07 2021

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!

reviewer1549887Most people purchasing a cloud NAS are not aware they are being charged twice… more »