[Video] Raspberry Pi OMV 6 NAS

OpenMediaVault 6 network attached storage (NAS) software installed and configured on a Raspberry Pi 4, with a drive then mapped on a Windows PC.

The OpenMediaVault website is here:

And the install instructions page I showed in the video is here:…

[Video] Raspberry Pi OMV 6 NAS 1
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41 Comments on “[Video] Raspberry Pi OMV 6 NAS”

  1. An interesting video, it shows how versatile a Pi is. I haven’t got a Pi and should get one. It will probably be a Pi 400 as I like the form factor.

  2. Another great video!!!! …. I'd love to see one on how to access the drive outside the local network. That's a challenge for me and I can't find any comprehensive videos on such.

  3. Thank you excellent as always, I really look forward to you doing these each week, The only thing I wish was that the Pi was more available. Love, money and first born child is not enough to get one at the moment. You have given me so many things to try when I finally do get one.

  4. I noticed that your network adapter was configured to be on the 'Public Network', which is why you had to turn Network Discovery on. Not everyone will have to do that step, as by default, W10/W11 should automatically put your computer on 'private network' (Though not always).

  5. Yea if we could even buy a pi this would be timely. What would be more timley is if you used a board we could get. There other boards but no videos on them

  6. Could you explain why MCs are better than SBCs for certain things. It seems a brain surgeon should be perfectly capable of digging a hole. I understand it would cost more, but shouldn't the end product should be the same? If the SBCs are so much more powerful then why do they fall short on certain tasks compared to MCs? In other words why CAN'T brain surgeons dig proper holes?

  7. I use OMV on my NanoPi M4, but this board isnt longer supported by armbian 😒I love the M4 with the Sata HAT <3 I would upgrade to the M4 V2, but it is not available :/

  8. Hey Chris! I'd love for you to give a review to the Thumby console. It's a Pi Pico (RP2040) based micro console that looks like teeny-tiny gameboy, designed for running community-made games in micropython. It's a great little toy, but also super accessible for writing your own software to flash to its internal storage. I think you'd really have some fun with it!

  9. Hmm – a system drive AND a storage drive. I don't use OMV (I set up my NAS manually), but it works fine booting from one partition on the SSD, and sharing the rest as the NAS. No separate system drive needed. Just a separate system partition. And it works a treat. I have three other PIs booting from folders on the NAS partition, as well as my videos, music and pictures being available across the network.

  10. Clearly explained as always. I learned about OMV 5 from you and set it up on my Pi 3, which worked like a champ. Unfortunately, with only a 100Mbps network connection on that Pi, large file transfers were painfully slow. OMV 6 looks amazing, and it gives me yet one more reason to get a Pi 4 :).

  11. so once all set up, i noticed that for transfer file speeds i got 100mb+ when all devices are attached via ethernet (raspberryPi 4 and an aya neo on the latest virgin media router).
    when my aya neo is just using the wifi i get about 30mb,
    and when both devices are on wifi i get about 10mb or less (some times less the 1mb).
    my question is to anyone who might know, is there a way with the right equipment / set up, that i could get around 100mb+ transfer speeds when my aya neo is using the wifi and my pi is on ethernet cable, so i can play my steam library directly off my pi nas with acceptable load times?
    as is its fine for small games (soinc mania / pocket shovel knight ) but not for bigger games (Elden ring/ hades)

  12. Thanks for the video β˜ΊοΈπŸ‘!

  13. Nop. Would never use a system without PROPER configuration backup.

    Sure you can take a full image of the setup after each change or update, but who has that time and downtime??

  14. Thank you for such a useful video. As a result of viewing it, I've spent the last week attempting to obtain a Raspberry Pi, without success. Farnell is saying that the Zero 2 W won't be available until 2024.

    If you have any contacts in the Foundation, it may be worth getting some information on what's going on…….

    Thank you once again.

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  16. I love your content, but every time I hear that annoying intro I want to unsubscribe. I stopped liking your videos, that noise was annoying the first 50 times I heard it, but now it simply grates on the nerves. Listen to it once every 15 minutes for just 12 hours and see how much your really like it.

  17. I'm afraid I don't see the advantage of this over just running Buster with smb. I have one Pi4 server and was going to replace two DNS323's with a Pi4 and two 4-bay drives. I tried this and had trouble sharing the existing disc so the whole disc could be seen on network. I should mention and didn't that the installation instructions were very easy to follow.

  18. Great video chris , i actually didnt comment in your vids for a long time coz i was actually not using my raspberry pi for a while but now i wanna use it again , so i am back ! πŸ™‚

  19. umm chris , i downloaded evertything and followed your instructions , but when i try to transfer files into the NAS , it is saying "you dont have permission" , did i do anything wrong?

  20. hi sir I have finally completed nas built using Raspberry pi 4 and open media vault 6.. it wasn't easy but somehow I managed to do so

    but now I came accross another error that how to access my nas data when I am away from home

    please guide what I can try and learn and set it up …please reply i really need this help

  21. Was looking forward to getting this running but hit a snag. OMV can see my USB drive under Disks but when I go to File System, Create, then Device is greyed out and I cannot select a device. Any thoughts on how I can get it working? Many thanks.

  22. I really do not normally comment or suscribe to stuff on YouTube but I have made an exception here.
    This presentation is brilliant. The bite size chunks make it easy to follow and your voice is clear and understandable for a person like me with hearing issues.
    Thanks Chris.

  23. Thank you for your excellent tutorial. I have an issue that after OMV6 is installed my RPi4, 4Gb, loses the network connection after rebooting following the OMV install. Any clue why? I can’t get OMV started on the RPi. Ifconfig returns no IP address on a wired connection.

  24. thanks for the video. I tried multiple times and very frustratingly I can't see the files that are present on the Hard drive I connected to the NAS.
    To clarify, the file system I created shows the exact level of consumption I see on the hard drive.
    How can I access the files that I have already on my HDD, please?

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