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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New update available

openmediavault 5.5.1

  • Improve bond network interface creation. Ethernet or WiFi interfaces can be used for bonding immediately after their configuration has been deleted.
  • Issue #721: Secure PHP session cookie.
  • Issue #725: Improve calculation of loadavg in monit configuration.
  • Issue #727: Fix bug in smb.conf. If one share has ‘Timemachine’ support enabled, then all shares must configure vfs_fruit.

New update available

openmediavault 5.5.0

  • Update locales.
  • Improve PHP network interface code.
  • Add support to configure bridge interfaces.
  • Improve network management UI.
  • Issue #716: Update monit if FTP is enabled/disabled.


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