eduMEET (beta) is an Open Source web-conferencing service from GÉANT portfolio
In these times of Corona-virus lockdowns a lot of organizations in our community are asking for online tools. Especially the demand for online video tools is high.
eduMEET (beta) is an Open Source web-conferencing service from GÉANT portfolio. It is an interactive, web-based videoconferencing platform, supporting distant learning processes, including audio-video communication, chat, screen and file sharing.
Created by our community for our community. Trustworthy, self-hosted, secure. Integrated with community owned STUN/TURN service. Keeping traffic inside community networks. All this makes eduMEET safe and cost effective alternative to commercial solutions.
Currently in beta stage, after successful reaching PLM gate and security reviews. Nevertheless crisis situation was a trigger to use it already now in extremely wide scale for urgent purposes. All feedback will be more then appreciated and would allow dynamic reaction in case of support requirements.
Suggested requirements for servers
Minimum configuration of VM / server (preferred):
– typical CPU (4-8 cores)
– RAM – ~ 4-8 GB
– HDD – ~ 100GB
– 1 network adapter (1Gb/s)
– OS – Debian / Ubuntu
– public IP address (without any NAT)
– domain name assigned (for certificates)
(community owned and managed STUN/TURN service, based on open source coturn)Two medium class virtual or physical machines:
Minimum configuration of each server:
– typical CPU (2-4 cores)
– RAM – ~ 4GB
– HDD – ~ 100GB
– 1-2 network adapters
– OS – stable Debian 8
– root rights accounts on the servers
– at least 1, (but it would be better to have 2) public global IPv4 addresses,
– and also 1 (or better 2) IPv6 addresses,
– your IPv4 and IPv6 netmask
– and gw,
– further more DNS resolvers 2x IPv4 and 2x IPv6,
– your linux timezone,
– and the host FQDN.