What is openmediavault?

openmediavaultĀ 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

Start building an UDEV rules database for faulty USB PATA/SATA bridge controllers

The OMV project started to build an UDEV rules database for faulty USB PATA/SATA bridge controllers that do not pass on the serial number correctly. Please help to populate this database, so OMV can ship it out-of-the-box and help other users to do not run into the problem that OMV doesn’t display all connected devices.


New update available

openmediavault 5.5.3

  • Update locales.
  • Allow adding custom Salt states for ‘omv.deploy.hosts’.
  • Remove download limit of 25 kB/s for cron-apt.
  • Issue #730: Allow chrony to serve clients.


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