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

openmediavault 5.5.23

  • Update locales.
  • Issue #505: Prepend explanation to cron-apt notifications.
  • Issue #926: Refactor code that is responsible for sending the notification email on first UI log in.


New update available

openmediavault 5.5.22

  • Fixing package management issue with new UDEV rules. The old file was not removed automatically. Because of that please notice the information about the new UDEV rules in 5.5.21.
  • Fix monit/proftpd issue when implicit TLS is enabled.
  • Issue #921: Prevent using WLAN NICs for bond and bridge interfaces.
  • Issue #929: Set ‘big_writes’ as default mount option for NTFS filesystems.
  • Issue #930: Add UDEV rule for OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini enclosure to fix the random serial ID issue.


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