Category Archives: Storage

OpenIndina: resize an iSCSI LUN exported to Microsoft Windows 2008

Just as a reference for future needs. To resize a zvol exported as an iSCSI LUN to a Windows OS, you need to change the zvol size, then change the “iSCSI backend” the LUN changed size and then do a … Continue reading

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ZFS bug in FreeBSD and FreeNAS

After a few weeks using FreeNAS 8.3.1, I noticed I could not create new volumes because the pool was out of space. The problem was that I should have had enough space, by a long shot. In fact, one of … Continue reading

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FreeNAS 8.3 post-installation checklist

So, here’s a short checklist of what to do right after I install FreeNAS 8.3 (not necessarily in order). configure link aggregation (LACP seems to work with 2 switches, failover or other algorithms don’t) change admin and root password enable … Continue reading

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Freenas 8.3 boot issues

I’ve just got my hands on a new server to store backups and archived files before being sent offsite, and it wouldn’t boot off my USB key. Even after many dd, dd with skip and FreeNAS installations, I was getting … Continue reading

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