TrueNAS® CORE (previously known as FreeNAS®) is a popular open-source NAS Operating system based on Linux and FreeBSD which provides a flexible, fault-tolerant RAID and an easy-to-use web interface to enable versatile remote administrative control of the NAS server.

To backup TrueNAS® CORE with IDrive® e2,

  1. Sign in to TrueNAS® CORE and go to System > Cloud Credentials.
  2. Click Add.
    IDrive e2
  3. In the pop-up window, enter a name and select Amazon S3 as the provider.
    IDrive e2
  4. Under Authentication, input the Access key ID, and Secret access key. You can get the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key from the Access Keys section of IDrive® e2.
  5. Select the Advanced Settings checkbox under Authentication Advanced Options.
  6. Enter the IDrive® e2 Endpoint URL under Endpoint URL, select the Disable Endpoint Region checkbox, and click Verify Credential. You can get the endpoint URL from the Access Keys section of IDrive® e2.
  7. Click Submit. TrueNAS® CORE is now configured with IDrive® e2 for backup.
    IDrive e2
  8. Navigate to Cloud Sync Tasks under the Tasks dropdown menu.
  9. Click Add.
    IDrive e2
  10. Under Transfer, set Destination to PUSH, set Transfer mode as COPY, and select the directories or files to be backed up under Directory/Files.
  11. Under Control, click the Enabled checkbox.
  12. Under Remote, select the S3 credential created above from the Credential dropdown menu. For Bucket, select the destination S3 bucket created in IDrive® e2 for the TRUENAS® CORE backup.
  13. Click Dry Run.
    IDrive e2
  14. Click Submit.
    IDrive e2