To enable the video conference capabilities in ISLE, which are powered by Jitsi, you need to connect to a specified Jitsi server.
To setup a new Jitsi server, follow the instructions in their Quick Install guide. As of March 2020, installing Jitsi on Ubuntu 16.04 should work out of the box when following these instructions; other distributions or newer Ubuntu versions yield installation issues that have to be manually resolved.https://github.com/isle-project/isle-server/wiki/_new
Change the Prosody configuration to use JSON web tokens for authentication.
Make sure that the Prosody
appSecretfields in the
credentials/jitsi.jsonfile of the cloned isle-server repository.
credentials/jitsi.jsonshould be set to the FQDN of the Jitsi Meet instance.
To change the default appearance of Jitsi meet, the
/usr/share/jitsi-meetshould be updated. Refer to the version of the file inside the
etc/jitsi-meetfolder of this repository for the Jitsi interface configuration used in ISLE.
The following video tutorial describes the steps involved in setting up one or more Jibri instances on other servers for recording Jitsi Meet sessions in ISLE:
Newer versions of Chrome require an additional step. From the Jibri README.md file:
Add chrome managed policies file and set CommandLineFlagSecurityWarningsEnabled to false. It will hide warnings in Chrome. You can set it like so:
Troubleshooting: In case of Java errors encountered the logs in
/var/log/jitsi/jibri, it is advised to install Java 8.
To set it as the default:
If you need the ability for participants to dial into ongoing video calls via their phone or to invite attendees via phone, Jigasi in conjunction with a SIP (session initiation protocol) Provider may be used. Asterisk and FreePBX, a GUI sitting on top of it, constitute a good option.
The following series of tutorials called "Transparent Telephony" by Randall Degges provide a great overview of VOIP, how to setup Asterisk + FreePBX, and further background material:
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