Docker on OpenMediaVault 5 Raspberry Pi 4

In this segment, we are going to show you “How to install Docker on OpenMediaVault 5 Raspberry Pi 4” and check its working.

What is OpenMediaVault?

OpenMediaVault (OMV) is a free Linux distribution designed for network-attached storage (NAS). OMV is based on the Debian operating system and is licensed through the GNU General Public License v3.

Source /> Wikipedia

OpenMediaVault 5 NAS Server


OpenMediaVault Versions

Software Required :

Equipment Required Optional
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 4 Case
SD_Card SD Card
Raspberry Pi Keyboard
Ethernet Ethernet Cable Mouse
Charger Power Adapter
HDD External HDD
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Access OpenMediaVault Web Interface

  • To access the OpenMediaVault Web Interface we need to use the same IP Address of our Raspberry Pi after 2-3 minutes.

OpenMediaVault Address = Your Raspberry Pi IP Address

  • After that, we need to enter the Username & Password and login to our OpenMediaVault.
Default Username : admin
Default Password : openmediavault

OpenMediaVault 5 on Raspberry Pi

OpenMediaVault Configuration

  • Firstly, you need to change Auto logout to Disabled.
  • Secondly, change the Web Administrative Password to a strong password of your choice.
  • Thirdly, navigate to System > Network and add an Ethernet interface.
  • Under General Settings, we need to select our eth0 Ethernet Interface.
  • After that under IPv4, we need to select DHCP and save the configuration.

openmediavault 5

  • Finally, we need to navigate to services to SSH enable Permit root login.

Setup Static IP Address

OpenMediaVault SSH Login

  • After that, open Putty uses the Raspberry Pi address to log in as root.
Default Username : pi
Default Password : use the password that you have changed.
  • Further, It will prompt you to change the password on the first login.

OpenMediaVault Update & Upgrade

  • Further, we need to Update & Upgrade our Openmediavault Packages.
sudo su
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

Docker installation

  • To install docker on OpenMediaVault, we need to follow the simple steps.
    • Step-1: Navigate to OMV-Extras and then select Docker.
    • Step-2: Type the path of your desired location of the folder where you want to install docker.
    • You will find the location under Shared Folder and Absolute Path.



    • Step-3: Click on Dropdown from Docker and select install.

Portainer Installation

  • To install Portainer we need to click on the drop-down from portainer and click on Install and this will also install on our Docker.


In conclusion

  • You are ready to use OpenMediaVault 5 as NAS Server on Raspberry Pi 4.
  • If you have any suggestions regarding this article please mention in the comment section down below.
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