Limited SATA ports - Mirrored USB SSD

I know running trueNas core from a USB drive isn’t recommended, but what about a USB SSD? or two USB SSDs in a mirror configuration?

my motherboard only has 6 sata ports and, ideally, i’d like to use them all for storage drives.

Generally fine. Keep a copy of your config file and loss of the boot device is pretty much a non-event.


a USB SSD is not as bad, it was more USB Flash drives, as they are not as resilient as a USD SSD drive. The other concern is USB drives can drop out, time out, disconnect easily.

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