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Does anyone knows about a free easy to use VMware ESXI appliance NAS that uses minimal resources?

Thank you.
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Have you tried XPEnology, Nas4Free.

I'll include Openfiler, FreeNAS for completeness, but they are old and not updated much, and do not perform very well.

and then you have Nexenta Community Edition, and then there is https://www.napp-it.org/

So lots to choose from...
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Which one would you recommend Andrew to deploy a fast SMB share?
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I guess the bare minimum is a linux distro with samba installed...
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XPEnology or Nas4FREE
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