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    Open Source Rockstor Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Rockstor is OpenMediaVault. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Rockstor and seven of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Rockstor are TrueNAS (Free, Open Source), XigmaNAS (Free, Open Source), EasyNAS (Free, Open Source) and Amahi Home Server (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 4, 2021
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    Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system. It’s a software solution and can be...
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    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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      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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      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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      It uses openSUSE Leap as a base with the Btrfs advanced file system. EasyNAS is managed through a web-based interface and offers such features as on-line growing of file systems, snapshots and copy-on-write.
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      wimbo The only alternative that also supports BTRFS. There should be more NAS systems that support BTRFS!
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    2. The Amahi Home Server is designed for home and small office environments where the technical support staff do not want the job!


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      Enterprise Storage OS® is a quasi Linux distribution based on the excellent SCST project; its purpose is to provide SCSI targets via a compatible SAN (Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, iSCSI, FCoE).
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