[PVE-User] NAS4Free and ZFS

Gerald Brandt gbr at majentis.com
Tue Sep 29 14:18:53 CEST 2015

If I would have thought things through a bit better, I would just have 
built a couple of NAS4Free boxes instead of using Synology.


On 2015-09-29 07:08 AM, Gerald Brandt wrote:
> Hi,
> I know it's not recommended, but is anyone running NAS4Free in a VM 
> with ZFS?
> I use it to create user directories with fixed quotas and share them 
> over CIFs.  Each user has there own dataset and the dataset is shared.
> The Proxmox VM is using direct sync cache mode on the NAS3Free disk.  
> I do backup and snapshot daily, so data loss will be minimized if 
> anything bad happens.  I also turned off any scrubs on the pool.  I 
> used to do them nightly, but read somewhere it wasn't recommended in a 
> virtual environment.
> The NAS4Free disk is on an NFS file server with its own RAID6 and DRBD 
> setup (Synology).
> It's been really stable, and I'm considering putting some more 
> critical data on it.
> Gerald
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