Written by users of the FreeNAS® network attached storage operating system.
Copyright © 2011-2013 iXsystems.
This Guide covers the installation and use of FreeNAS® 9.2.1. If you are running a version of FreeNAS® that is earlier than FreeNAS® 9.2.1, it is recommended that you upgrade to or install FreeNAS® 9.2.1. This version fixes many bugs from previous versions and several features mentioned in this Guide were not available in earlier versions of FreeNAS®.
The FreeNAS® Users Guide is a work in progress and relies on the contributions of many individuals. If you are interested in helping us to improve the Guide, visit doc.freenas.org and create a wiki login account. If you use IRC Freenode, you are welcome to join the #freenas channel where you will find other FreeNAS® users.
The FreeNAS® Users Guide is freely available for sharing and redistribution under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This means that you have permission to copy, distribute, translate, and adapt the work as long as you attribute iXsystems as the original source of the Guide.
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The FreeNAS® 9.2.1 Guide uses the following typographic conventions:
bold text: represents a command written at the command line. In usage examples, the font is changed to Courier 10 with any command output displayed in unbolded text.
italic text: used to represent device names, file name paths, or text that is input into a GUI field.
bold italic text: used to emphasize an important point.