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”
2. Goto Storage. Add new Dataset – “Create Dataset”
Set “Dataset Name” and “Share type” – Windows.
3. To add Windows (SMB) share navigate: Sharing -> Windows (SMB) -> Add Windows (SMB) Share
Set “Path” and “Name”
4. Enable Windows(SMB) share service: Services -> SMB -> Start Now
Check “Start on boot” radio button.
After last step shared SMB folder on FreeNAS should be accessible from windows machine, lets check. Don’t forget check “Start on boot also”.
5. Testing. To access Windows (SMB) shared folder type IP address of FreeNas server in new window. In my case: \\10.110.7.236