Why do I need a so called network attached storage (NAS) server at home ?
- Automatic backup of smartphone data
- Manage and share my data on the internet
- Streaming videos that I saved
- Download and manage Torrents on your smartphone
- Hosting a personal blog
- SSL applied for security
I will need…
- Internet service
- a WiFi router
- a typical computer or laptop, I use a MacBook Pro (2013).
- ODROID-HC1 and its power supply
- MicroSD card : for operating system
- LAN cable : connect between WiFi router and ODROID-HC1
- Hard Disk Drive (2.5 inch) : for your multimedia data
And I need a little bit of understanding of the operating system, openmediavault (OMV), which will allow everyone "to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage server without deeper knowledge" — per their website.
I need to download the openmediavault (OMV) for ODROID-HC1 to my MacBook. The file name is OMV_3_0_85_Odroidxu4_18.104.22.168z as of today, 8th of August, 2017. It seems to get updated often. Must read the readme.txt, or at least get username and password.
- username = admin
- password = openmediavault
- username = root
- password (3.0.75+) = openmediavault
On my MacBook, checked the downloaded file.
I have one 8GB MicroSD Card for Openmediavault (OMV) installation. Plugged it to my MacBook.
Open Etcher to flash the OS.
Tip : Etcher V1.1.2 does not allow me to select a .7z file so I need to unzip the downloaded file first. The unzipped files turned out to be something different so I was confused. This is the file name that you need:
OS installation is complete.