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Freenas HDD Question

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Just wondering, would I be able to take my storage drive out of my windows pc and put it into a freenas box without any formatting?
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it's been a while since i've used freenas, but i wouldn't think you could.
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I tried this with an external, and it usually requires you to format the drive to the native FreeNAS File System, UFS. My external was formatted to exFAT.

Hope this helps!
Kukag
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Is it possible to download direct links from websites and from FTP on freenas?
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Originally Posted by adamx;14489850 
Is it possible to download direct links from websites and from FTP on freenas?

I know there is a way to setup the freenas to download .torrents, so I'm almost positive that you could arrange for it to download a file from anywhere very easily!

Good luck!
Kukag
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Freenas has a built in torrent client but looking for something that can download files off a website/ftp.
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I would imagine it has wget at the very least.
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It should be noted that there's FreeNAS 7 and 8. 8 is some kind of complete re-write involving new funding for the project or...I don't know. Anyway 7 is the one with all the extensions and lots of development on it. 8 is new and "still needs work" to put it mildly. At least that's my view. Maybe I'm just bitter about the web gui not providing any facility completing an iSCSI setup and the documentation not even mentioning this minor detail.
 
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