Posted by: Niko | January 23, 2007

FreeNAS makes it easy to add storage to home networks

FreeNAS is a small, powerful, full-featured implementation of FreeBSD as a network-attached storage device. It’s powerful enough to be used in the enterprise, but it’s friendly enough so that even a typical home office user can take advantage of it.

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  1. I have been using FreeNAS for quite some time and I am a really big fan. In fact, I have made FreeNAS one of the focuses of my blog Daily Cup of Tech (

    One of the things that really impresses me about FreeNAS is the fact that this free OS can be up and running in a matter of minutes, opening you up to the ability to store file on the system using Windows, FTP, RSYNC, and more! And it only takes up 32 MB on the disk!

    I have written a number of articles about FreeNAS. A lot of it is about how to set up and configure the system to work with your Windows network. All of the articles can be found at I hope you find them to be useful.


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