TrueNAS Core: Experience Storage Freedom TrueNAS® CORE (formerly known as FreeNAS®) is the world’s most popular storage OS because it gives you the power to build your own professional-grade storage system to use in a variety of data-intensive applications without any software costs. Simply install it onto hardware or a VM and experience the true storage freedom of open source storage.
TrueNAS Open Storage is a universal data platform with three Editions to choose from: CORE, Enterprise, and SCALE. For recommendations on the right Edition for you based on software maturity, visit the Software Status Page.
World’s Most Popular Storage OS
Free and Open Source
Unified Storage Built on OpenZFS
Installs on Hardware or VMs
Combined Single & Multi-Node Edition
Scale-Out SAN/NAS/Object Software & Appliances
Linux Containers and VMs
128-Bit Open ZFS File System
Free To Download & Use
Community or Enterprise Support
Single & Dual Node Edition
Scale-Up SAN/NAS/Object Storage Appliances
128-Bit Open ZFS File System
Enterprise Reliability & Features
24×7 Professional Support
Path to Enterprise Appliances
TrueNAS® Enterprise systems pair the ultimate data protection and efficiency of OpenZFS with enterprise-grade hardware to take the guesswork and worry out of storage and data management. Flexible configuration options, including high-availability and all-flash configurations, make it easy to integrate TrueNAS Enterprise appliances into any environment.Read more about TrueNAS core features
The Ultimate Data Protection & Storage Optimization
Built on the powerful OpenZFS file system, TrueNAS Enterprise comes with integrated data protection features including copy-on-write and data integrity checks to prevent corruption. Built-in RAID protection, unlimited snapshots, and resilient replication protect your data and facilitate recovery even in the face of hardware failure or malware. Storage optimization features like advanced compression, caching, and thin/thick provisioning maximize storage efficiency.
True Data Freedom
Free your data and your budget from proprietary systems and costly vendor lock-in. With our all-inclusive licensing model, you pay one price for all the features with no hidden fees to drive up costs. Available in all-flash or hybrid disk/flash configurations, TrueNAS can be deployed as both a NAS and a SAN and supports block, file, and object protocols.
Flexible & Future-Proof
Whether you need a compact system for a remote office or a high-performance, rack-scale solution, there have a path TrueNAS Core->Scale->Enterprise system to fit your needs. Grow a system from a few terabytes to over twenty five petabytes on a single head unit. Scalable performance can be tuned to fit the specific needs of your workload or application. Easily integrate TrueNAS into any environment with built-in support for all major hypervisors and cloud backup services. TrueNAS is flexible storage that adapts to your ever-changing infrastructure requirements.
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TrueNAS CORE Features
|Multi-Systems||TrueCommand, RBAC, Auditing||Single Sign-on, Dataset Management||Alerting, Reporting, Analytics|
|Administration||Web UI, SNMP, Syslog||REST API, WebSockets API||NetData (Plugin), Reports|
|Systems Utilities||Tasks, Cron Jobs, Scripts||In-Service Updates||Alerting, Email, Support|
|Clients and Applications||Windows, MacOS, Linux, UNIX, iOS, Android Clients||Many applications via SMB, NFS, or iSCSI||Integrated applications via ZFS and Jails/VMs|
|Application Services||Jails, Plugins, VMs||Plex, Asigra, Iconik, NextCloud, other Plugins||Linux (VM), FreeBSD (Jails or VMs)|
|Directory Services||Active Directory, 2-Factor||Local Users and Groups||NIS, LDAP, Kerberos|
|Storage Services||File: NFS v3/4, SMB1/2/3, AFP, FTP, WebDAV, rsync||Block: iSCSI, VAAI, OpenStack Cinder||Object: S3 Host, Cloud sync, Credentials|
|Data Management||Unlimited Snapshots, Pool checkpoints||Space-efficient Clones||Replication: Remote, Local, Auto-resume, to Linux ZFS|
|Data Protection||Accelerated Copy-on-Write, Multi-Copy Metadata||Built-in RAID: Single/Dual/Triple Parity, Mirrors, Fast Resilvering, Fast Boot||Self-healing Checksums, Background Scrubbing|
|Data Reduction||Thin/Thick Provisioning||In-line Adaptive Compression||Clones, Deduplication, Trim|
|Data Acceleration||All Flash, Fusion Pools, Metadata on Flash||Read Cache (ARC/L2ARC): RAM/Flash||Write Cache (SLOG/ZIL): Flash|
|Networking||IPv4, v6: 1- 100GbE, DHCP||LAGG, VLANs||Jumbo Frames, TCP options|
|Data Security||Self-Encrypted Drives (TCG Opal), Dataset Encryption||Encrypted Replication, WireGuard, OpenVPN||ACLs, IP Filtering|
|Foundation||FreeBSD, Boot Management, SSH||Local Jails, Bhyve VMs||System logging, NTP|
|High Availability||Fast ZFS Replication||Client-based Mirroring||Application-level Replication|
|Hardware Management||IPMI Remote Management||SAS JBODs, Global Spares||SMART, SSD Wear Monitoring|
|Hardware Platforms||Any x86 system (CORE only) Improved AMD support||Mini E/X/XL+/R||iXsystems Servers|
|Support||Community & Our Support – Forums, Documentation, Release Notes, Bug Ticketing, Local support by Tops Communications Ltd.|
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