OpenMediaVault WiFi Setup Raspberry Pi 3B

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In this segment we are going to “Setup WiFi connection on 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.

/> Software to Download

omvetcherSdcardputtywireless-network-watcherDuck+DNS

 

 

   Equipment Equipment Required :
Equipment Raspberry Pi 3B & 3B+
Equipment Micro SD Card 8 GB
Equipment Power Supply
Equipment Ethernet Cord for LAN Connection
    Equipment Optional :
Equipment Raspberry Pi Case
Equipment Keyboard

Equipment Mouse

Access OpenMediaVault Web Interface

  • To access the OpenMediaVault Web Interface we need to find the IP Address of our RaspberryPi.
  • For that we will use Wireless Network Watcher and it will display the IP as shown below.

omv

  • Type this IP Address to your browser and it will open the login page for your OpenMediaVault.
  • Now, you need to enter the Username & Password and login to your OpenMediaVault.
  • OpenMediaVault Address = Your Raspberry Pi IP Address In my case 192.168.1.73
Default Username : admin 
Default Password : openmediavault

omv

OpenMediaVault Configuration

  1. First of all change Auto logout to Disabled.
  2. Now, Change the Web Administrative Password.
  3. After that we need to navigate to services to SSH enable Permit root login

OpenMediaVault SSH Login

  • Open Putty and Login as root
Default Username : root 
Default Password : openmediavault
  • It will prompt you to change the password on first login.

OpenMediaVault Upgrade & Update

sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get upgrade

Edit Source.list File

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
  • Add this line to end of the page
deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free

Update Package & Install Firmaware

apt-get update && apt-get install firmware-brcm80211
Upgrade OpenMediaVault
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade 
sudo reboot

OpenMediaVault Connect to WiFi

nmtui connect
  • Select your Network Name.
  • Enter the password to connect to WiFi.

Known Issue : Case-1

/> Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/)
sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock && sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock 
sudo dpkg --configure -a

Known Issue’s : Case-2

/> GPG error No_PUBKEY?

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 82B129927FA3303E
  • Replace the Key with your Key

Now, you are all ready to set and access your Openmediavault by WiFi..
If you come across any issues or have some feedback related to this tutorial,
Please share your thoughts.
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