Cannot mount block device : Error mounting CentOS share on OMV

I needed to have a scheduled job to copy files from my MythTV server to my Open Media Vault server, but when I tried to mount the Samba/SMB share I got the following: root@nas2:/mnt# mount -t cifs \\\\192.168.202.44\\public /mnt/192.168.202.44 -o … Continue reading

Hard disk SMART monitoring and alerts in OMV

All modern hard drives come with SMART, Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, which in essence allows you to monitor the status of your disks and if they have any errors. This will often alert you to dangerous situations where you … Continue reading

DNS problems, email notifications not being sent

I had a working Open Media Vault system with notifications going out and then it stopped. OMV runs on Debian. In the log I started seeing: The actual error was: postfix/error[1443]: 1D96741676: to=<joe.blogs@domain.com>, relay=none, delay=175894, delays=175853/41/0/0.24, dsn=4.4.3, status=deferred (delivery temporarily … Continue reading