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Author Sims, Gary.

Title Learning FreeNAS : configure and manage a network attached storage solution / Gary Sims ; reviewer: Nathan Yocom.

Imprint Birmingham, U.K. : Packt Pub., 2008.

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Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series From technologies to solutions
From technologies to solutions.
Note Title from title screen.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book will show you how to work with FreeNAS and set it up for your needs. You will learn how to configure and administer a FreeNAS server in a variety of networking scenarios. You will also learn how to plan and implement RAID on the server as well as how to use Storage Area Network technologies like iSCSI. The standard FreeNAS documentation walks you through the basic configuration, but this book will tell you exactly what you should do to plan, work, and deploy FreeNAS. This book has a comprehensive troubleshooting section that will point you in the right direction whenever you need help."--Resource description page.
Contents Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: All About NAS and FreeNAS; Network Attached Storage; What is FreeNAS?; Features; What Does FreeNAS Do for Me and My Business?; How FreeNAS Meets These Needs; Practical Uses for the FreeNAS Server; Consolidation; Summary; Chapter 2: Preparing to Add FreeNAS to Your Network; 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; Chapter 3: Exploring FreeNAS; 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 FullUpgrading FreeNAS from a Previous Version; Summary; Chapter 4: Connecting to the FreeNAS; 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 LinuxRSYNCD, 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; Chapter 5: User and System Administration; 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 AccountsUsing 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.
Subject Storage area networks (Computer networks)
Computer storage devices.
Storage area networks (Computer networks)
Computer storage devices.
COMPUTERS -- Data Transmission Systems -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Vendor Specific.
Computer storage devices. (OCoLC)fst00872634
Storage area networks (Computer networks) (OCoLC)fst01133978
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yocom, Nathan.
Other Form: Print version: Sims, Gary. Learning FreeNAS. Birmingham, U.K. : Packt Publishing Ltd., 2008 9781847194688 (OCoLC)574030970
ISBN 9781847194695 (electronic bk.)
1847194699 (electronic bk.)
1847194680
9781847194688
Standard No. AU@ 000062538262
DEBBG BV043111818
DEBSZ 355448203
DEBSZ 421458178
GBVCP 802963382
HEBIS 291518230
NZ1 13870461
UKMGB 018011584

 
    
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