(Re)Installation of OpenMediaVault

  • (Re)Installation of OpenMediaVault 1.0.X


    If you want to install OpenMediaVault for the first time or your system is messed up and you definitely need a reinstallation of OpenMediaVault, you can follow these steps to make it as easy as it could be.

    Pre-Installation steps

    • Make a backup of your config.xml which is located here /etc/openmediavault/config.xml (Just if you do a reinstallation)
    • Shutdown your NAS
    • Unplug all data disks


    Way 1:
    You can simply download one of the ISOS provided here: (Currently OMV 2.X)
    32 and 64 bit >> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openmediavault/files/2.1/

    Boot from the ISO, and install. Done!

    Way 2:
    Follow this instruction:
    Howto install OpenMediaVault on Debian 7.x (Wheezy)

    Post-Installation steps

    • Shutdown your NAS
    • Plug your data drives back in
    • Boot OpenMediaVault
    • Switch to system >> Update Manager >> Click "Check" >> Mark all the updates >> Click "Upgrade"
    • Switch to Storage >> File Systems >> Click your File System >> Click "Mount"
    • Install your wanted plugins
    • Reconfigure your users, plugins, services
    • Done.

    Questions / Problems / Discussions
    If you have any questions, feel free to create a post HERE.

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