We have encountered some difficulty accessing the web interface of FreeNas on the same computer as it is installed. FreeNas is running under a VM but you are unable to be routed to the IP address within a web browser. There is probably a software way of doing this but I haven't found it yet. Instead I just plug my laptop into the router. Running off of wireless doesn't seem to work. I may be because there is some kind of activation of the ethernet port by physically connecting the wire.

Here are some websites I found that trick the computer into thinking it's plugged in:




I personally just plug it into the router because I don't want to mess with my network connection settings. I find it frustrating to change network settings and then try to use my laptop normally then remember I made some change that now won't allow it to do something so I have to change it back.

-- MaryWillette - 2012-05-19

Topic revision: r1 - 2012-05-19 - MaryWillette
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