Guide to integrate Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet - HOSTVN Blog

Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet integration - Jitsi Meet is a free and open source video conferencing solution with superior audio quality, encryption to ensure privacy and cross-platform availability. With the help of Jitsi Meet, you can easily set up your own video conferencing service.

Rocket.Chat is a free Web Chat Server, developed by JavaScript, using the Meteor framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies that want to build their own chat server or for developers who want to build and develop their own chat platform.

In this article HOSTVN will show you how to integrate Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet.

Guide to integrate Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet

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2 VPS using Ubuntu 18.04. One VPS installed Jitsi Meet and one VPS installed Rocket.Chat. If you do not have a VPS, immediately refer to the packages Cloud VPS of the HOSTVN.

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2. Integration of Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet

2.1. Install Rocket.Chat

To install Rocket.Chat, you can see the Rocket.Chat Installation Guide on Ubuntu 18.

2.2. Install Jitsi Meet

To install Jitsi Meet you can see the Jitsi Meet Installation Guide on Ubuntu 18.

2.3. Configuration integration of Rocket.Chat and Jitsi Meet

a. Create room Jitsi meet

First you will need to create a room on Jitsi meet

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a. Set up Rocket.Chat

To conduct integration you access Rocket.Chat at the address http: // your-domain: 3000 and access the Administration section

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On the Menu on the left, click on the menu Video Conference

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Here select Jitsi and turn it on then enter the domain name that you use Jitsi into the box Domain and enter the name of the Jitsi meet room you have created into the box URL Room prefix

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If your Jitsi meet website is used SSL (Https) Remember to turn on the option SSLIf not, turn it off

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Below the SSL section we will see 2 options Always open in a new window and Turn on in the channel

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  • Always open in a new window: The Jitsi meet window will open in a new browser tab
  • Turn on in the channel: The Jitsi meet window will open right in Rocket.Chat's chat channel

Finally click Save changes to save your settings

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c. Join Jitsi Meet from Rocket.Chat

Go back to the chat channel on Rocket.Chat and you'll see a phone icon

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Click on it and select Yes

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Now if in the previous step you choose Turn on in the channel then you will see Jitsi Meet displayed on the right of the chat channel

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And if you choose Always open in a new window then a new browser tab will open and display Jitsi Meet.

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4. Conclusion

Through this article HOSTVN I showed you how to install Rocket.Chat integration with Jitsi Meet. If you have any comments you can leave a comment below.

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