Step by step installing NAS4Free 11 with screenshots

NAS4Free 11.0 is now available with many interesting features. Here I want to share a detailed instruction how to install NAS4Free 11.0. I include screenshots for each steps I took. As you information, I install NAS4Free 11 on my Proxmox VE server. First of all, you may want to download the latest NAS4Free 11.0 ISO.

Steps to install NAS4Free 11.0

Step 1. Boot your server with the ISO

Step 2. Select Install from the first menu (number 9)

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Step 3. Select 1 from the install menu. This will install the NAS4Free on the hard drive/SSD or USB.

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Step 3. Select the partition mode. I suggest you to leave the GPT as the default option. This is the recommended settings for NAS4Free.

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Step 4. Confirm the selection.

You will see the detailed information about the partitions that are going to be created.

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Step 5. Select the installation source

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Step 6. Select the destination disk

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Step 7. Create swap

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After we click OK the installation will started. Once finished, the following information will displayed on screen.

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Press Enter and it will return to the previous scree. Choose Exit to get back the main screen. And then select reboot server (7). The computer will reboot to the new NAS4Free system.

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Now we can open NAS4Free web management UI using the IP address printed on the server as above.

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Use admin for the default username and nas4free as the password to log in.

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