Installing Jitsi and Jibri on Same Machine

This post is heavily inspired from this community post by However, the original installation document is based on typical split Jitsi on one VM and Jibri on seperate VM. 

A little reworked version is deployed and tested for several client based with no performance issue- this post covers a single VM with Jitsi Videobridge and Jibri Reocording system.


  • Works only on Ubuntu 16 Distribution
  • Only following DNS entries are needed to be available:
    • ->
  • update /etc/hosts file as following:

Part-1: Setup Jitsi Meet on the server

You will need to login to the server you created in step 1. For this, on my Windows laptop, I use PuTTy. Login with initial password and change it to your own.

Update server:

apt update && apt upgrade -y

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Install RClone for synching Server contents to Cloud storage- google drive, onedrive, dropbox or own/nextcloud

Use case with Jibri Recorded content to push to cloud storage operators.

Rclone installation (Debian 10)

All below commands are executed as ‘root’. (I know!..)

apt update
apt install curl -y
curl | bash

Rclone is now installed. We need to find where rclone expects it’s config file:

rclone config file


Configuration file doesn’t exist, but rclone will use this path:

So we need to upload the file from our windows pc/laptop (C:\Users\[user]\.config\rclone\rclone.conf) to the location on the Jibri server (/root/.config/rclone/rclone.conf). (I used WinSCP for this). After upload, we check once more to be sure rclone finds it’s config:

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