datastor Server
† Changes in the 8.3 branch versus 8.0.x

Notable features in FreeNAS® 8.3.0 include:
supports AFP, CIFS, FTP, NFS, SSH (including SFTP), and TFTP as file sharing mechanisms
supports exporting file or device extents via iSCSI
supports Active Directory or LDAP for user authentication
supports UFS2 based volumes, including gmirror, gstripe, and graid3
supports ZFS, enabling many features not available in UFS2 such as quotas, snapshots,
compression, replication, and datasets for sharing subsets of volumes
upgrade procedure saves the current operating system to an inactive partition, allowing for an easy reversal of an undesirable upgrade
system notifications are automatically mailed to the root user account
Django-driven graphical user interface available through a web browser
secure replication, automatic ZFS snapshots, scheduling of ZFS scrubs, and cron management are all configurable through the graphical interface
support for menu localization and keyboard layouts
multiple IPs can be specified per iSCSI portal
ssh daemon logs to /var/log/auth.log
SMART monitoring and UPS management in GUI
USB 3.0 support
support for Windows ACLs and UNIX file system permissions
periodic ZFS snapshots are visible in Windows as shadow copies
includes tmux, a BSD-licensed utility similar to GNU screen
includes dmidecode which can provide very useful hardware diagnostic information
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