History

  1. 2016FreeNAS 9.10 is released, based on FreeBSD 10.2, bringing further refinement, broader hardware support and performance improvements.
  2. 2015FreeNAS 9.3.1 which was accompanied by a blog series dedicated to FreeNAS.
  3. 2014FreeNAS 9.2 and 9.3 are released, based on FreeBSD 9, with an all new volume manager, a setup wizard and a ZFS-based boot module. This year also marked the retirement of UFS and 32-bit support.
  4. 2013FreeNAS 8.3 is released with full-disk encryption, making it one of the only Open Source projects with this feature.
  5. 2012FreeNAS 8.2 is released. The team implemented a plug-in system for FreeNAS based on PC_BSD PBIs and FreeBSD jails.
  6. 20112011 FreeNAS 8.0 is released based on FreeBSD 8 with a completely re-written codebase and graphical user interface based on Django and Dojo toolkit.
  7. 2010iXsystems takes over stewardship of the FreeNAS project from Volker Theile and continues FreeNAS development on FreeBSD.
  8. 2009FreeNAS project lead Volker Theile announces he is no longer able to maintain FreeNAS on FreeBSD and wants to port the project to GNU/Linux.
  9. 2007FreeNAS has been named as one of the 2007 Best of Open Source Software winners by the InfoWorld Test Center.
  10. 2006FreeNAS is a winner of the VMware Ultimate Virtual Appliance.
  11. 2005FreeNAS is born thanks to the efforts of Olivier Cochard-Labbe! The first alpha version of FreeNAS is available as an ISO file on SourceForge.