OpenMediaVault WiFi Setup Raspberry Pi 3B+

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In this segment we are going to show you  “OpenMediaVault WiFi Setup Raspberry Pi 3B+”

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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   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 Raspberry Pi.
  • So, we need to use Wireless Network Watcher and it will display the IP as shown below.


  • Now, as you have the IP Address type it in the browser and it will take you to the login page for your OpenMediaVault.
  • After that we need to enter the Username & Password and login to our OpenMediaVault.

OpenMediaVault Address = Your Raspberry Pi IP Address

In my case

Default Username : admin 
Default Password : openmediavault


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

  • First of all we need to Update & Upgrade our Openmediavault Packages.
apt-get update 
apt-get upgrade

Installing RPI Update

  • After the Update & Upgrade finish we are going to install RPI Update.
apt-get install rpi-update
Upgrade & Update RPI
  • Then again we need to Update & Upgrade all the packages.
apt-get upgrade 
apt-get update
Update RPI Firmware
  • Followed by the previous command we will update the Firmware for Raspberry Pi 3B Plus
rpi-update ef7621d91cb58ccc856c3c17ddda28685edd23f3
Installing Latest Wifi Driver
  • Once the Firmware update is Finish then we will go ahead and download the latest WiFi driver for the Raspberry Pi 3B Plus Board.
dpkg -i firmware-brcm80211_20161130-3+rpt3_all.deb

OpenMediaVault WiFi Setup

  • Now, type the below given command to connect with WiFi network on Openmediavault.
nmtui connect
  • After you entered the command then select your Network Name.
  • Enter the password to connect to WiFi.

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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Harish Kumar

As a founder of the PcMac YouTube channel and website, Our goal is to provide Free Technical help to people and spread knowledge to everyone.

1 Comment

Ruthie · February 4, 2020 at 3:26 pm

At this moment I am ready too do my breakfast, later than havcing my breakfast cpming yet agajn to read other news.

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