FreeNAS 11.2 Beta Rolls Out With FreeBSD Bootloader, Self-Encrypting Drives

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 9 July 2018 at 04:35 PM EDT. 8 Comments
The folks at iX Systems have announced their first public beta of FreeNAS 11.2, their downstream of FreeBSD 11.2 focused on supporting network-attached storage (NAS) systems.

Besides carrying the package updates/changes of upstream FreeBSD 11.2, the FreeNAS 11.2 Beta release now defaults to its new Angular-based UI, continued work on rewriting its API, the default boot-loader is now the FreeBSD boot-loader rather than GRUB, the plug-ins/jails backend now uses iocage rather than Warden, virtual machines have been made more crash resistant, preliminary support for self-encrypting drives (SEDs), OpenZFS file-system support has been updated, and other updates.

More details on FreeNAS 11.2 Beta 1 via
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