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TrueNAS® Core

– The world’s most popular storage operating system
– Free and open source
– Unified storage based on OpenZFS
– Installed on hardware or VMs
– Community support

TrueNAS Core minimum requirements
64-bit CPU | 16 GB RAM memory | 16 GB boot drive (SSD recommended) | At least one attached hard drive | Network connection | Hardware RAID not required

Full hardware requirements

Which hardware to use with TrueNAS CORE?

We recommend the TrueNAS R-Series, TrueNAS X-Series or our TrueNAS Mini systems for use with TrueNAS Core.
All TrueNAS Mini systems are delivered with TrueNAS Core and are pre-configured, if desired we can also install TrueNAS SCALE for you.

Did you know that every TrueNAS system is subject to strict quality controls?
Each of our TrueNAS systems goes through a one-week quality test to make sure your hardware is working properly.

No license fees, no hidden costs!
There are no license fees for TrueNAS Core, SCALE and Enterprise.

Please have a look at our version comparison.

How to Install TrueNAS CORE

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At the heart of any storage system is the symbiotic interaction of the file system and physical storage devices.

The ZFS file system in TrueNAS provides the best available data protection of any file system at any price and leverages both spinning disk and all-flash storage, or a mix of both, very effectively. ZFS is prepared for the eventuality of storage device failure. It is highly configurable to achieve a perfect balance between redundancy and performance to meet any storage objective.

A properly configured TrueNAS system can tolerate the failure of multiple storage devices and even rebuild its boot media with a copy of the configuration file.