OpenMediaVault 5 NAS Server on Raspberry Pi 4

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

OpenMediaVault  What is OpenMediaVault ?

OpenMediaVault (OMV) is a free Linux distribution designed for network-attached storage (NAS). The project’s lead developer is Volker Theile, who instituted it in 2009. OMV is based on the Debian operating system, and is licensed through the GNU General Public License v3.

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OpenMediaVault 5 NAS Server

   Equipment Equipment Required :

Equipment Raspberry Pi 4

Equipment Micro SD Card 8 GB

Equipment Power Supply

Equipment Ethernet Cord for LAN Connection

    Equipment Optional :

Case Raspberry Pi Case

Keyboard Keyboard

Mouse Mouse

OpenMediaVault Versions :

Software Required :

OpenMediaVault 5 Installation Guide : 

How to install OpenMediaVault 5 on Raspberry Pi All Models

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 a 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.

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

OpenMediaVault SSH Login :

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

OpenMediaVault Update & Upgrade :

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

Connecting External Storage

  • Firstly we need to connect the drive to our Raspberry Pi.
  • Then navigate to storage and click on Disks.


  • After that, click on wipe to format the storage into ext4 format.

Creating New User and Grant Sambashare permission

  • In this step we need to navigate to Access Rights Management and click on users.
  • From this box either we can create a new user or we can simple grant access of Sambashare to the current pi user.


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

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Please checkout my other articles:

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