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

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

In this article FreeNAS I will show how to configure Windows SMB share on FreeNAS. And how to access from windows to FreeNAS shared SMB folders.

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

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

access Windows(SMB) shared folder

 

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