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Asigra teamed up with iXsystems to offer Asigra’s software to the multitude of TrueNAS and TrueNAS CORE (formerly known as FreeNAS) users. The Asigra Plug-In is easy to install and manage. The Asigra DS-System repository software runs natively on TrueNAS controller – which frees up resources by not requiring an external host to run the actual backup software on. If you’re already using TrueNAS or TrueNAS CORE, it is a no-brainer to install and test it out.
As a TrueNAS CORE user, you can back up and restore the following at no charge:
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Before following the below steps, please ensure to download and install the TrueNAS CORE application ISO from the FreeNAS.org website. Once you’ve successfully installed and configured the TrueNAS CORE application you can add the Asigra Plug-in from the TrueNAS CORE dropdown menu. Once the plug-in has been installed, you will be prompted to “Register” the Asigra Plug-in, after which you can commence by following these 5 easy steps.
Completing the registration process
You will receive an email from Asigra asking you to confirm your email address. Click the link in the email to complete the registration process.
Configuring the Asigra plug-in
- Please download the “Asigra Plug-In for TrueNAS CORE Quick Start Guide to Enable Asigra DS-System” for instructions on enabling your backup vault.
- Log on to the TrueNAS CORE web UI and open a command shell for the Asiga plug-in.
- Set the root user password for the Asigra plug-in.
- Add a DS-System admin user.
Configuring the DS-System
Video 1: Step 4 – Logon to TrueNAS CORE Web UI
- Log on to the TrueNAS CORE web UI as the root user
- Connect to the DS-System using DS-Operator.
- Assign access roles to the DS-System Admin user.
Video 2: Step 4 – Configure DS-License Server
- Configure the DS-License Server.
- Configure the service provider information.
For detailed information on how to use the Asigra software, refer to the following documentation:
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