Learning FreeNAS Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: All About NAS and FreeNAS
Chapter 2: Preparing to Add FreeNAS to Your Network
Chapter 3: Exploring FreeNAS
Chapter 4: Connecting to the FreeNAS
Chapter 5: User and System Administration
Chapter 6: Configuring Storage
Chapter 7: Backup Strategies
Chapter 8: Advanced System Configuration
Chapter 9: General Troubleshooting
Chapter 10: FreeBSD and Command Line Tools
Index

    • Network Attached Storage
    • What is FreeNAS?
    • Features
    • What Does FreeNAS Do for Me and My Business?
      • How FreeNAS Meet These Needs
      • Practical Uses for the FreeNAS Server
      • Consolidation
    • Summary
    • Planning Your NAS
      • Capacity Planning
      • Choosing Your Hardware
        • CPU
        • Disks
    • Planning for Backup
    • What is RAID? And, Do I Need It?
      • Hardware or Software RAID
    • Network Considerations
      • Switch or Hub?
      • What About Wireless?
    • Summary
    • Downloading FreeNAS
    • What Hardware Do I Need?
      • Warning
    • Quick Start Guide For the Impatient
      • Burning and Booting
      • Configuring
      • Sharing with Windows Machines
      • Testing the Share
    • Detailed Overview of Installation
      • Making the FreeNAS CD
      • Booting from CD
        • Phoenix BIOS
        • Phoenix-Award BIOS
        • AMI BIOS
      • First Look at FreeNAS
      • Configuring the Network
        • What is a LAN IP Address?
    • Basic Configuration
      • FreeNAS Web Interface
        • System
        • Interfaces
        • Disks
        • Services
        • Access
        • Status
        • Diagnostics
        • Advanced
      • Adding a Disk
      • Accessing the Disk via CIFS
        • Testing the Share
      • Accessing via FTP
        • Testing FTP Access
    • Installing to Hard Disk
      • Embedded versus Full
    • Upgrading FreeNAS from a Previous Version
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Connecting via CIFS
      • Configure CIFS on the FreeNAS Server
        • CIFS Settings Explained
        • CIFS Advanced Settings
        • Options when Adding Shares
      • What does It Mean to Map a Network Drive?
      • Connecting with CIFS via Windows Millennium
      • Using CIFS with Windows XP
      • FreeNAS, CIFS, and Windows Vista
      • Accessing the FreeNAS via CIFS from Linux
      • A CIFS Connection from OS X
    • FTP
      • Using the Command Line FTP Client
      • Using a Web Browser for FTP
    • NFS
      • Using NFS from OS X
      • Mount FreeNAS via NFS on Linux
    • RSYNCD, Unison, AFP, and UPnP
      • Using RSYNC for Backups
      • Using Unison for Backups and Synchronization
      • Connecting to FreeNAS via AFP
      • Streaming Media with UPnP
    • iSCSI Target
      • Testing the iSCSI Target with Another FreeNAS Server
      • Testing the iSCSI Target with Windows Vista
    • Accessing Your Files Using HTTP and the Built-In Web Server
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Local User Management
      • Using CIFS with Local Users
      • FTP and User Login
      • Authenticating AFP Users
      • Connect to the FreeNAS Server via SSH
      • Services that Don't Use Local User Accounts
    • Using FreeNAS with the Microsoft Active Directory
    • System Admin
      • How to Change the Web GUI User Name and Password
      • Rebooting and Shutting Down
      • How to Set the Hostname of the Server
      • Configuring the Web Interface to use HTTPS
      • Changing the Web Interface Port
      • How to Set a DNS Server
      • How to Set the Language for the Web Interface
      • Date and Time Configuration
      • How to Disable Console Menu
      • How to Stop the Startup and Shutdown Beeps
      • Adding Predefined Network Hosts
      • Reset the Server to the Factory Defaults
      • Simple Network Administration
      • Disabling Bonjour/ZeroConf
      • Getting Status Information About the Server
      • Sending Status Report by Email
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • How FreeNAS Handles Data Disks
      • UNIX Device Names
      • Adding the Disk
      • Formatting a Newly Added Disk
      • Mounting Your Newly Formatted Disks
      • Making the New Disk Available on the Network
    • Configuring Software RAID on FreeNAS
      • RAID All Starts with Adding the Disks
      • Configuring RAID 1
      • Configuring RAID 5
      • Configuring JBOD or RAID 0
      • Nested RAID Configurations
      • Configuring RAID 1+0
      • Configuring RAID 0+1
      • Configuring RAID 5+0
      • Configuring RAID 5+1
      • RAID 10+0 and Beyond
    • iSCSI Initiator
    • Summary
    • Backup Your FreeNAS Using Windows XP's Built-In Backup Utility
      • Setting Scheduled Backups with XP's Built-In Backup Utility
    • Restoring a FreeNAS Backup Made with XP's Built-In Backup Utility
    • Backing Up the FreeNAS Configuration Files
      • Backup Configuration
        • What is XML?
      • Restore Configuration
    • Using Another FreeNAS Server as a Backup Server
      • Debugging Your RSYNC Setup
    • RSYNC Internal Backup
      • Debugging Your Internal RSYNC Setup
    • Mirroring vs Conventional Backups
    • Summary
    • Disk Encryption
      • Encrypting a Disk in FreeNAS
      • Entering the Password When You Reboot
      • Encryption Tools
        • How to Unlock an Encrypted Disk—Attach and Detach
        • How to Change the Password on an Encrypted Disk—setkey
        • Checking the Status of an Encrypted Disk—list and status
    • Advanced Hard Drive Parameters (S.M.A.R.T)
      • Enabling and using S.M.A.R.T of the FreeNAS
    • File System Consistency Check—FSCK
    • Advanced OS Tweaking
    • Tweaking the Network Settings
      • MTU, Device Polling, Speed, and Duplex
      • Adding a Static Route
    • Using Wireless
    • Adding a Swap File
    • Enabling Secure Shell Connections (SSH)
      • Allow Root Login
      • Types of SSH Authentication
    • Summary
    • Where to Look for Log Information
      • Diagnostics: Logs
      • Understanding Diagnostics—Logs: System
        • Converting between Device Names and the Real World
    • Networking Problems
      • General Connection Problems
      • Using Ping
      • Using Ping from within the Web Interfaces
      • Using ARP Tables to Solve Network Problems
      • Gigabit Transfers are Slow
    • Problems Connecting to Shares (via CIFS)
      • Windows Vista Asks for My Username and Password for Anonymous Shares
      • There are Two FreeNAS Servers on the Network, but Windows Can only See One
      • Turning On Logging to Help Solve Windows Networking Problems
    • Diagnostics: Information
    • Replacing a Failed Hard Drive in a RAID Set
      • Rebuilding a RAID 1 Array After Disk Failure
      • Rebuilding a RAID 5 Array After Disk Failure
    • Where to Go for More Help
    • Summary
    • Introduction to FreeBSD
      • Your First FreeBSD Commands
        • Print the Working Directory with pwd
        • Directory Listings (ls)
        • Change Directory with cd
        • Copy a File and Change Its Permissions (cp and chmod)
      • Connecting to FreeBSD Using Putty
      • Monitoring your FreeNAS Server from the Command Line
        • See Which Disks are Mounted with mount
        • Check Disk Space Usage with df
        • Discover the Size of Directories Using du
        • Process Monitoring Using ps and top
    • Advanced FreeBSD Commands for FreeNAS
      • Starting and Stopping Services
        • Getting Drastic with kill and killall
      • RAID Command Line Tools
        • Warning
        • List and Status Commands
        • JBOD and gconcat
        • RAID 0 and gstripe
        • RAID 1 and gmirror
        • RAID 5 and graid5
    • Where the FreeNAS Stores Things
    • Miscellaneous & Sundries
      • Using ping and arp from the Command Line
      • Creating Directories and Deleting Things
      • Editing Files Using nano
      • Shutting Down Using the Command Line
    • Summary

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