Top Toolbar Options

The top toolbar icon buttons provide access to the iXsystems website, displays the status of TrueCommand and directory services configured on your system, and displays other configuration menu options.

TrueNAS SCALE Top Toolbar Icons
Figure 1: TrueNAS SCALE Top Toolbar Icons

Toolbar Icons

Toggle collapseClick to expand or collapse the main menu panel on the left side of the screen.
iXsystemsLogoiXsystemsOpens the iXsystems home page website where users can find information about storage and server systems. Users can also use the iXsystems home page to access their customer portal and community section for support.
FeedbackIconHow would you rate this page?Opens the How would you rate this page? feedback window in prerelease versions of TrueNAS SCALE.
TrueCommandIconStatus of TrueCommandDisplays either the status of a TrueCommand cloud connection or a dialog that allows users to sign up for a new TrueCommand cloud connection.
infoDirectory Services statusDisplays a dialog with the status of Active Directory and LDAP directory servers configured on the system.
assignmentJobsDisplays the Jobs dialog. Click the History button to display the Tasks screen with a list of All, Active or Failed tasks or processes.
notificationsAlertsDisplays a list of system alerts and a dropdown list with the alert options Alert Settings and Email.
account_circleSettingsDisplays a dropdown list of setting options Change Password, Two-Factor Authentication, API Keys, Guide and About.
power_settings_newPower optionsDisplays the power related options Log Out, Restart or Shut Down.

How would you rate this page?

The How would you rate this page? FeedbackIcon icon opens a feedback window.

Use this window to submit a star rating and comments or suggestions for the current page.

The feedback window allows users to submit their general user-experience feedback. Submit bug tickets through the File Ticket link that opens the File Ticket form, also accessed from the System Settings > General screen File Ticket button. See Filing an Issue Ticket in SCALE for further instructions.

The Take screenshot of the current page toggle is on by default. When on, TrueNAS SCALE automatically creates and attaches a screenshot. Turn off the toggle to submit feedback without an image. When off, the window displays Attach image (optional) as an alternative. Click Choose File to attach an existing screenshot.

Status of TrueCommand

The Status of TrueCommand TrueCommandIcon icon lets users sign up with and connect to TrueCommand Cloud.

Clicking Signup opens the TrueCommand sign-up page in a new tab.

After users sign up, they can click the Connect button and enter their API key to connect SCALE to TrueCommand Cloud.

TrueNAS displays a message telling users to check their email for verification instructions.

Directory Services Monitor

The Directory Services Monitor info icon button displays the status of Active Directory and LDAP services.

Click on either service to go to its configuration screen.


The Jobs assignment icon button displays all running and failed jobs/processes. Users can see minimized jobs/processes here.

Users can minimize a job/process by clicking the - in any dialogue or pop-up window.

Click on a running task to display a dialog for that running task.

You can abort active jobs (like a disk wipe for example) by clicking the white circled X next to the active job.

Click the History button to open the Tasks screen. Tasks lists all successful, active, and failed jobs. Users can also click View next to a task to view its log information and error message.

For more information, see Tasks Screens.


The Alerts notifications icon displays a list of current alert notifications. To remove an alert notification click Dismiss below it or use Dismiss All Alerts to remove all notifications from the list.

Use the settings icon to display the Alerts dropdown list with two options: Alert Settings and Email.

Select Alert Settings to add or edit existing system alert services and configure alert options such as the warning level and frequency and how the system notifies you. See Alerts Settings Screens for more information.

TrueNAS Enterprise
The Alert Settings Screens article includes information about the SCALE Enterprise high availability (HA) alert settings.

Select Email to configure the method for the system to send email reports and alerts. See Setting Up System Email for information about configuring the system email service and alert emails.


The account_circle Settings icon button displays a menu of general system settings options. The options are Change Password, Two-Factor Authentication, Preferences, API Keys, Guide and About.

The dialpad Change Password icon button displays a dialog where you can change the login password for the currently logged-in administrator password.

The Two-Factor Authentication icon button opens the Two-Factor Authentication Screen.

The laptop API Keys icon button displays the API Keys screen that lists current API keys and where you can add or manage API keys that identify outside resources and applications without a principal.

The library_books Guide icon button opens the TrueNAS Documentation Hub website in a new browser tab.

The info About icon button displays a window with links to the TrueNAS Documentation Hub, the TrueNAS Community Forums, the FreeNAS Open Source Storage Appliance GitHub repository, and the iXsystems home page. Use the Close button to close the window.

About Window
Figure 11: About Window


The Power power_settings_new button provides three options that let the user log out of the web UI, restart, or shut down their TrueNAS system.

  • Alerts: Describes the TrueNAS SCALE alert system.

    • Alert Settings Screens: The Alert Settings screen allows users to set the warning levels and frequency of alerts.

    • Email Screens: Provides information on the email configuration screens for SMTP and GMail OAuth.

  • Settings Options: Describes the top-level Settings options in TrueNAS SCALE.

  • Tasks Screens: Describes the TrueNAS SCALE task manager and how to use the task manager to view failed jobs and task logs.