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Jitsi Meet is a mature opensource conferencing system. In this tutorila, we are going to install an instance of jitsi meet on Ubuntu 16.04 (an AWS Ec2 instance). Here are the components that will be installed when installing Jitsi Meet

  1. Nginx
  2. Prosody
  3. Jicofo (Jitsi Conference Focus)
  4. JVB (Jitsi Video Bridge)
  5. Jitsi Meet Frontend

You should know the domain/sub-domain name that you are going to use with the installation.

Installing Nginx

sudo apt-get install nginx

Install Jitsi Meet package

First we need to add the repository

echo 'deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list
wget -qO -  https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key | apt-key add -

Then update the package list

sudo apt-get update

install jitsi meet

apt-get -y install jitsi-meet

Enter the domain name that you are going to use with the installation. ex : meet.meetrix.io

Installing Lets Encrypt SSL Certificates

If you have pointed the domain to the server, copy and past following commands to install eetf certbot client and install ssl certificates

sudo apt-get -y update && \
sudo apt-get -y install software-properties-common && \
sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:certbot/certbot && \
sudo apt-get -y update && \
sudo apt-get -y install python-certbot-nginx && \
sudo certbot --nginx

That’s it..

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