Six more Reasons to love BigBlueButton!

Today we ran a trial of BigBlueButton 2.4 [alpha 2] and we would love to share our first impression! While you can read the release note, the following are the top six features that we believe will help you conduct better online classes on BigBlueButton: 1) Real-time...

Securing BigBlueButton: Restricting access to whitelisted IPs

You can configure the Nginx server of BigBlueButton to allow incoming requests from only the white-listed public IPs. Here is how to do it: Create a file allow.nginx in /etc/bigbluebutton/nginx Add to the file white-listed IPs in the following format:allow...

Simpler Menu Labels

Recently one of our customers requested us to make the following changes in the top-right menu on BigBlueButton client: Change “Leave Meeting to “Leave Class” Change “End Meeting” to “End Class” This change would make things...

BBB on AWS? Be aware of costs…

We want to share our recent experience of hosting BigBlueButton on AWS. Well, we were interested in AWS for two reasons:  Proximity to users and, hence, lower network latency, and Auto-scaling so that we can turn off the instances when not in use Our client, a school...

BigBlueButton: How to host more concurrent users?

Are you interested in increasing number of concurrent users that you BigBlueButton server can host?  Here is a simple fix to improve perofrmance of NodeJS by up to 40%, resulting in increase in the nuber of concurrent users that your server can host. #1...