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XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is a self-hosted Network-Attached Storage solution.

  • BSD
  • Self-Hosted

What is XigmaNAS?

XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of TrueNAS icon TrueNAS 7 series project.

XigmaNAS supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS v28, Software RAID (0,1,5), disk encryption, S.M.A.R.T / email reports etc. with the following protocols: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI (initiator and target), UPnP, and Bittorrent which is all highly configurable by its WEB interface. XigmaNAS can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD key, Hard disk or booted of from a LiveCD with a small usbkey for config storage.

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XigmaNAS Features

  1.  Support for RsyncXigmaNAS supports rsync, a free and open source file synchronization software.

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  • English

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Said about XigmaNAS as an alternative

  1. Definitely better support!
  2. Can assign multiple groups to individual users!
  3. Just as solid as ZFSGURU!
  4. Imported my pool from Nexenta (no problem)!
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  • FTP
  • Disk Encryption
  • iscsi-initiator
  • NAS
  • bittorrent
  • upnp
  • nfs
  • samba
  • zfs
  • freebsd-based

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