Dongfeng Gu

Install Jisti-Meet on ubuntu 16.04 with AWS EC2

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Create an EC2 instance on AWS


Security groups setting

  1. Go to the EC2 portal of AWS
  2. Navigate to the Security Groups inside NETWORK & SECURITY
  3. Select the corresponding security group and click Actions -> Edit inbound rules
  4. Add the TCP 443, TCP 4443, and UDP 10000-2000 ports to the rules like the following
  5. IMAGE
  6. (Option) Link your domain to the EC2 instance
    • Naviate to the Elastic IPs inside NETWORK & SECURITY
    • Choose Allocate new address
    • Selecet the elastic ip that you just create and right click to associate address
    • Choose Instance and select your instance and private ip
    • Add a new DNS record on you domain point to the new Elastic IP (ex: xx.xx.xx.xx)

Install the Jitsi Meet

A. Use ssh to login the EC2 instance that you just created

B. Step to install the Jitsi Meet

Follow the instruction on Jitsi Meet quick install guide or just type the following

sudo su
echo 'deb stable/' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list
wget -qO - | apt-key add -
apt-get update
apt-get -y install jitsi-meet

Note: During installation, you will have to input your hostname and choose the way to installing ssl cerificate. For your hostname, if you link your domain in the previous step 6, enter your domain name (ex: Otherwise, enter the public DNS of your EC2 instance or just the IPv4 public IP address. For ssl cerification,if you know nothing about this, just select the self cerfication option.

C. (Option) Certificate you self-signed SSL

  1. Download the file to your EC2 instance
  2. Add execution permission to this file by sudo chmod +x
  3. Run the file ./
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