Replication Peering Feature
While setting up replication in FreeNAS 9 is not terribly difficult, it could be easier.
The existing UI is sufficient for generic ZFS targets that speak SSH however if you are setting up replication between FreeNAS systems it could be even easier.
The model that I'm imagining is somewhat like that of a bluetooth pairing experience.
I'll attach GUI mockups shortly.
#6 Updated by Josh Paetzel about 3 years ago
If ssh is not enabled on the receiving side you get:
#7 Updated by Josh Paetzel about 3 years ago
After patching for the rollbar everything works great.
My only other request would be a help text for the replication key:
"On the remote host go to Storage -> Replication Tasks, click the Temporary Auth Token button and paste the resulting value in to this field"