How To Create FreeNAS Windows SMB Share. Step By Step.

How To Create FreeNAS Windows SMB Share. Step By Step. FreeNAS 11

 

1. Add new user

Goto Users -> Add User. In next window set username, Full Name, e-Mail, Password. In Auxiliary groups chose “wheel”

Add new user

 

2. Goto Storage. Add new Dataset – “Create Dataset”

Set “Dataset Name” and “Share type” – Windows.

Create Dataset

 

3. To add Windows (SMB) share navigate: Sharing -> Windows (SMB) -> Add Windows (SMB) Share

Set “Path” and “Name”

add Windows(SMB) share

 

4. Enable Windows(SMB) share service: Services -> SMB -> Start Now

Check “Start on boot” radio button.

Enable windows SMB share service

 

5. Testing. To access Windows(SMB) shared folder type IP address of FreeNas server in new window. In my case: \\10.110.7.236

access Windows(SMB) shared folder

 

 

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