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NAS4Free version is released. NAS4Free is an Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD.



NAS4Free supports sharing across multiple operating systems, including Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS v5000 (Feature Flags) (RAID-Z, RAIDZ-2 & RAIDZ-3) Software RAID (0,1,5), JBOD, Disk Encryption, S.M.A.R.T / Email Reports, includes the following protocols: CIFS/SMB (Samba), Active Directory Domain Controller (Samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI (initiator and target), HAST, CARP, Bridge, UPnP, and BitTorrent.


  • Upgrade to FreeBSD 10.1 RELEASE p14.
  • Improve WEBGUI code.
  • Add ability to create ZFS on GPT.
  • Add Home, Insert, Delete, End, Page Up/Down, ctrl left/right keys to console.
  • Add Daap/Firefly advanced options.
  • Add aio_pthread streams_xattr acl_xattr.
  • Add zfsacl default setting.
  • Add inherit acls on SMB share.
  • Add Ukrainian translation to webgui.
  • Add encrypt/decrypt password in System|Backup/Restore.
  • Add service Samba Active Directory Domain Controller.
  • Add custom mount for GPT label and UFS formatted ZFS volume.
  • Add portsnap and related commands.
  • Add sudo utility.
  • Create 4KB(ashift=12) ZFS pool by default.
  • Improve software raid info pages with Ajax.
  • Increase upload size in Webserver service up to 16GiB. (websrv_maxrequestsize)
  • dropp SSL support proftpd. (TLS connections are supported)
  • Support aclinherit/aclmode ZFS properties.
  • Use SHA-512 crypt password for admin. (WebGUI login and all services)
  • Use SHA-512 crypt password File Manager.
  • Upgrade mDNSResponder to 567.
  • Upgrade msmtp to 1.6.2.
  • Upgrade tmux to 2.0.
  • Upgrade bash 4.3 to patch 39.
  • Upgrade nut to 2.7.3.
  • Upgrade jQuery to 1.11.3.
  • Upgrade inadyn-mt to 02.24.46.
  • Upgrade smartmontools to 6.4.
  • Upgrade proftpd to 1.3.5a.
  • Upgrade tzdata to 2015e.
  • Upgrade samba to 4.2.2.
  • Upgrade php56 to 5.6.11.
  • Upgrade virtualbox to 4.3.30.


  • multiple AFP shares cannot be handled by mdnsresponder.conf.
  • segmentation fault on mDNSResponderPosix.
  • cannot install to Toshiba drive.
  • missing iconv related files.
  • don’t remove user swap on same location of default swap.
  • missing libftdi in lcdproc.
  • broken extension menu in filemanager.
  • missing translation in OPT/LAN interface.
  • AFP share is not shown in Time Machine.
  • start service ntpdate.
  • show default swap on Diagnostics|Information|Swap.
  • advertises CIFS to be running on port 445 instead of 139.
  • patch msk (marvell) ethernet driver.


You can download NAS4Free in either x64 (64-bit) or x86 (32-bit) flavors here.