What is openmediavault?

openmediavault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins.

openmediavault is primarily designed to be used in small offices or home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.



  • Running out-of-the-box
  • Debian Linux OS
  • Web based administration
  • Easy system updates via Debian package management
  • Volume management
  • S.M.A.R.T.

  • Link aggregation
  • Wake On Lan
  • IPv6 support
  • Email notifications
  • File sharing
  • Extendible via plugins

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HTTPS for all OMV websites.

Thanks to Let’s Encrypt and 1blu all openmediavault websites can be reached via HTTPS now.


Helios4 Personal Cloud – the World’s 1st Open Source NAS

If you are searching for an open source NAS hardware you can use to run OMV, then this might be interesting for you.

The Helios4 team is launching a Kickstarter campaign for the 1st Open Source and
Open Hardware NAS (Network Attached Storage). Along the lines of Raspberry PI
success, Helios4 is driving the way in open source collaborative approach by
unveiling a single board computer built around the Marvell Armada 388 ARM



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