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This article will show you how to delete safely a pool in TrueNAS.

What is TrueNASIt is a Network Attached Storage (NAS) software that shares and protects data from modern-day threats like ransomware and malware.

So lets start right away. First open the web browser and type your nas ip address, you will enter the dashboard like in the picture bellow:

TrueNAS Dashboard and System Information
TrueNAS Dashboard and System Information

Next go to Storage -> Pools like shown in the picture bellow:

Pool options in TrueNAS
Pool options in TrueNAS

Next go to Settings in the pool right corner and click Export/Disconnect

Disconnect a Pool in TrueNAS

Now click “Destroy data on this pool” and “Delete configuration of shaares that used this pool”, type the word to confirm deletion and check the box “Confirm Export/Disconnect” and press the EXPORT/DISCONNECT button…

Disconnect pool in TrueNAS
Disconnect pool in TrueNAS

You will have to wait a little bit in order to finish the process

Disconnect pool in TrueNAS
Disconnect pool in TrueNAS

The final screen will show you that all data was destroyed

Disconnect pool in TrueNAS
Disconnect pool in TrueNAS

Here is a quick video on how to disconnect a storage pool in TrueNAS:

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