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OpenMediaVault Reviews

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about OpenMediaVault and what they use it for.
  • How stable/dependable is your PleX instance?
    Once I got all the correct settings on my server and clients the only problems I've had is the ones that I have no control over (I.e Plex issue on their end). Other than that it has been rock solid running on since 2017. - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Is it worth me moving back to a Linux based OS?
    I've been running OpenMediaVault and Plex since 2017. I also use this machine for my file server for my personal files, Tautulli and it is my PiHole. My next project will probably be NextCloud on the server since it has been so reliable ...even on 9+ year old Dell 7010. - Source: Reddit / 17 days ago
  • Raspberry Pi Plex Server External Hard Drive Always On
    I'm running OMV and in the web gui I have an option to disable the sleeping of each drive. (Mine spin 24/7/365 so that I don't have to wait for them to "wake up"). Each OS is different, a Google search may help. - Source: Reddit / 18 days ago
  • Easiest way to attach external storage?
    FreeNAS or OpenMediaVault can be run on something as small as a Raspberry pi. Plug in your USB HDD and go. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Why is Amahi not a popular home server solution?
    Anyway, I also use ZFS. My server distro of choice is OpenMediaVault, which has a great ZFS plugin that allows easy management via Web UI. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of OpenMediaVault

15 FreeNAS Alternatives 2020 | Best Storage Operating System
Known as the best alternatives to FreeNAS, OpenMediaVault is a free next-generation NAS solution based on Debian Linux. It contains administrations such as NFS (v3/v4), DAAP, SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS media servers, RSync, BitTorrent clients, etc. OpenMediaVault is simple, stable, comprehensive, and does not necessitate expertise to install and administrate.
10 Best FreeNas alternatives in 2020
Openmediavault is one of the most popular FreeNas alternative you can have a try. It is the cutting edge organize appended capacity (NAS) arrangement dependent on Debian Linux. It contains administrations like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent customer and some more. Openmediavault is principally intended to be utilized in little workplaces, or home workplaces yet aren’t restricted to...
6 Best FreeNas Alternatives for self-hosted NAS
FreeNAS alternative OpenMediaVault initially was developed to provide NAS facility to home environments or small home offices but later it proliferated and expanded its reach to further verticals too. It is just like FreeNAS available in ISO file which can be easily installed top operated without much deeper knowledge to install and manage Network Attached Storage ( NAS ).

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