Category Archives: FreeNAS

Manually importing a FreeNAS Jail

I just had this same issue today and came across your post. The reason mine crashed was because the plugin i was importing was huge (about 10GB in size). –What i ended up having to do was manually create a dataset. Im using plex as an example. zfs create zpool/iocage/jails/Plex or use the GUI –Then… Read More »

Installing software into a FreeNAS jail

Go to Jails On the right side of the page click the triple dots next to the Plex jail and select Shell type “whoami” and make sure the response is root (if not use su – or sudo) type vi /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf and press enter If the file exists, look for a line with “FreeBSD: {… Read More »

Adding disk to a VM on FreeNAS

  create a new zvol storage pools select location add zol specify name and size click save add a new disk to the vm devices add change type to disk set zvol name to zvol create in step one set mode to AHCI set device order click save