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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Latest news

New update available

The following changes were made:

openmediavault 4.1.11

  • Update locales.
  • Various CSS improvements.
  • Use relative URL paths. Thanks to zguithues for showing this problem.
  • Issue #167: Improve \OMV\System\Process::setEnv() method to allow plugin developers to disable localization when applications are executed. Default is LANG=C.
  • Improve ‘Check RRD database’ in omv-firstaid. Handle errors like ‘ERROR: ‘…/cpu-0/cpu-nice.rrd’ is not an RRD file’.
  • Issue #169: Make sure cron-apt refrain file does not exist.
  • Issue #170: Fix locale bug in PHP autoloader.


New updates available

The following changes were made:

openmediavault 4.1.10

  • Update locales.
  • Do not show details button in error dialog if text is empty.
  • Postfix now listens on localhost instead of loopback-only.
  • Add S.M.A.R.T. support for NVM devices.
  • Issue #161: omv_is_ipv6_enabled function raises error with IPv4 only.

openmediavault-usbbackup 4.0.7

  • Fix various bugs, e.g. in shell scripts when the devicefile looks like
    /dev/disk/by-label/… and contains blanks.

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