Openfiler Alternatives

    Openfiler is described as 'network storage operating system, fronted by a web based management user interface'. There are nine alternatives to Openfiler for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, iPad and Playstation. The best alternative is OpenMediaVault, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Openfiler are TrueNAS (Free, Open Source), Unraid (Paid), XigmaNAS (Free, Open Source) and Rockstor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 28, 2016

    1. OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. It can be enhanced via plugins.
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    2. TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.
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    3. An operating system for personal and small business use that brings enterprise-class features letting you configure your computer systems to maximize performance and capacity using any combination of applications, VMs, storage devices, and hardware.
    4. XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of TrueNAS 7 series project.
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    5. Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system. It’s a software solution and can be installed on commodity hardware or a hypervisor satisfying minimum system requirements.


    6. The Amahi Home Server is designed for home and small office environments where the technical support staff do not want the job! It is easy to use and offers cross-platform compatibility (PCs, Mac, GNU/Linux, Playstation, Xbox, you name it.
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    7. Network Storage Appliance featuring the zfs filesystem, which provides block-level checksumming & automated tier management most notably.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Linux
      • OpenIndiana
      A napp-it is a high-quality block- and filestorage on common and favourable server hardware from ex.
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    8. What is EON? Embedded Operating system/Networking is a small operating system, built on Solaris, designed to store any amount of digital data on Intel/AMD (x86) hardware, using the amazing, enterprise class Zettabyte File System. Why use EON?
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