How To


You can find here a series of article how to build, install and configure your own Networked Attached Storage.

Home DIY NAS on Raspberry Pi - installation


Step by step guide to install Open Media Vault on your hardware, primarily Raspberry Pi 5. You will learn what exactly you need for your own home NAS, how to extract the image of the operating system to the SD card and perform basic settings of your NAS.

Home DIY NAS on Raspberry Pi - basic configuration


The basic configuration is really simple. You learn how to change your default password, language and attach the discs where you want to store your data. We will also set up users to access NAS. The last and most important part is dedicated to replicating data to the next disk using the RSync tool - it protects your data from damage and lso provides protection against cryptoviruses by preventing access to the backup disk for any account.

Home DIY NAS on Raspberry Pi - backup, backup, backup


One of the main reasons for NAS is - in addition to the convenience of having everything together - a backup of data. We prefer to use "automatic update" of second disc with RSync services. This allows access to deleted files for some time period and protect against cryptovirus.

Pi-NAS Quick Start Guide


This quick guide helps you how to start using your open source Pi-NAS from OpenTUX in few basic steps.

The software that runs our Pi-NAS user interface controls and settings is called the Open Media Vault (OMV). The current installed version for Raspberry Pi single computers board is OMV5. See for full documentation.

1) Unpack the box and put your NAS on the table.

Hint: Skip to point 2) for the version with pre-installed disks