Is anyone using www/jitsi-meet?

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Thu Jun 18 13:52:26 UTC 2020

On 18/06/2020 14:38, Stephan Lichtenauer wrote:
> Hi Arthur,
> On 2020-06-18 15:11, Arthur Chance wrote:
>> I'm trying to get an idea for how well it works on FBSD and what size of
>> hardware I would need run it. Googling for the latter gets me articles
>> that range from "any old box will do" up to "ideally 20+ cores and 1TB
>> of memory". I can imagine a huge server is needed if you're running an
>> big online conference but I'm interested in 10-100 users, mostly at the
>> lower end.
> I have set it up in a jail on a standard server with 64GB RAM and (I
> believe) 4 CPUs and it works without a sweat at least in the lower range
> of what you mention (there simply have not yet been conferences with up
> to 100 users at the same time yet but up to around 30 users with video
> have been no problem so far). To me it seems like the main bottleneck is
> network bandwidth.
> You can have a look at and I have written a
> short howto at - set up is
> not complicated thanks to the ports.
> There also is a nice Grafana dashboard available which is easy enough to
> set up as well (

Thanks. Those howtos are going to be useful. Judging by image in the
grafana howto it's going to be bandwidth that's the problem.

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