Network-Attached Storage or NAS, is a device dedicated to network data storage, is essentially a server with a unique feature to promote data storage services to other devices on the network. There are several NAS options available as FreeNAS, OpenFiler, NASLite, among others, today let’s talk about OpenMediaVault.
OpenMediaVault is a robust open source NAS server based on Debian with a full web interface that allows management of the entire system, connected devices, raids and file systems including configuration of ACLs. It also supports monitoring by Syslog, Watchdog, SMART, SNMP (v1 / 2c / 3), and graphs MRTG type, indicating use of CPU, network, disk and memory, allowing you to configure sending notifications by email , which makes it an excellent data storage system.
- Among other omv features are:
- File sharing through NFS, SMB / CIFS, FTP and rsync;
- Support several plugins for http://omv-extras.org; Eg NetTalk, UPS, Clamav, iSCSI, LVM, LDAP;
- Web interface for management;
- Task scheduling;
- Support for GPT partitions;
- Filesystem support EXT3 / EXT4 / XFS / JFS;
- Software RAID JBOD / 0/1/5/6;
- Quota support (by volume);
- Web management of ACLs;
- Link Aggregation (Bond);
- Wake On Lan;
- IPv6 support;
The installation of OMV can be made directly with the ISO or via repository.
Execute the following commands to install on Debian Wheezy:
echo 'deb http://packages.openmediavault.org/public stoneburner main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openmediavault.list
apt-get install openmediavault-keyring postfix
apt-get install openmediavault