What needs improvement with FreeNAS?

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?

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They can improve the integration with PSA systems. This functionality could be better.

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The support for S3 needs to be improved. The default settings for taking snapshots are not wisely-set.

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The latest version of the dashboard doesn't work as good as the previous version. Sometimes we change our dashboard back to the previous version because the latest version just doesn't work as good. This is a problem - especially if we want to make integration changes.

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Make it easier to find out how to fix things when something goes wrong. There is pretty good documentation, but sometimes it is difficult to find the right solution. When a hard drive has failed, it usually takes me quite a while to find out how to replace it. Since it is usually a very long time between occurrences, when it does happen, I have forgotten how to do it, and where I found the answers last time. Since there is so much storage, backing it up to another drive (e.g. before doing a major upgrade) over the LAN takes a VERY long time.

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