Category: NAS

SABnzbd on FreeNAS 11.2

I did a blog in the past on installing SABnzbd on FreeNAS though with code release 11.2 this changed and the plugin is not listed by default anymore. There are a few guides out there and I decided to list my steps and grab the best of all guides. Setting up the User In the

Migrate FreeNAS to VMware

I was running my FreeNAS installation dedicated on my NAS Build I did last year. Though I wanted more freedom thus installing a hyper-visor (VMware) to run multiple virtual operating systems so I can fully utilize my resources in this build. In this blog I describe how I migrated the FreeNAS installation to a virtual machine.

SABnzbd & Sickbeard on FreeNAS 9

One of the things my NAS at home does is Downloading! I am using SABnzbd as a the download engine. This tool connects to the usenet provider and can download and unpack files even with the use of PAR files (parity recovery files to repair broken blocks in the packed files). We only need to

Deciding on a NAS and installing FreeNAS

After my hardware build I looked into what operating system my NAS should be running. Because I have 4 drives it should be capable of doing a type of RAID, accessible by my Windows computers (CIFS) and media centers running XMBC (NFS) and be able to download automatically using Sickbeard and SABnzbd. On this blog

DYI Building my NAS

As a storage enthusiast I love to build my own NAS. I am sure that if you read this you know already what a NAS is, but for those of you who don’t; a NAS (Network Attached Storage) is a central point of storage where you can share and manage all your data. Because it