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Introduction

Sakai BigBlueButton integrates a Sakai instance with a BigBlueButton server, allowing Sakai users to easily create and join BigBlueButton meetings from a Sakai worksite.


Features

  • Control meetings: create/edit/update/delete BBB meetings from Sakai.
  • Meeting access: define meeting access by selecting all users, groups, roles or individual users in site.
  • Tool access: define who can do what on the Sakai tool.
  • Scheduling: optionally, define meeting start dates and/or end dates and add it to site Calendar.
  • Notification: optionally, send an email notification to meeting participants.
  • Simplicity - the user interface is designed to be simple.
  • Fast - the Ajax driven interface (Javascript + JSON + Trimpath templates) provides good end-user experience and low server load.
  • RESTful - full RESTful support via EntityBroker.
  • Statistics - the tool logs information automatically processed by the Site Stats tool.


Release information


1. Requirements
  • EntityBroker 1.3.9 (found on Sakai 2.7+) 1
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    Access to a [BigBlueButton|http://www.bigbluebutton.org] server \[[Installation intructions|http://code.google.com/p/bigbluebutton/wiki/Installation]\]

(1) Although it may be possible to update EntityBroker to 1.3.9 on a Sakai 2.6.x installation, this procedure is untested.


2. Download
  • Latest stable release:
    • There is currently no stable release yet.
  • Latest development release:


3. Support


Configuration


1. Required settings

Configuration key

Description

Version

host@org.sakaiproject.bbb.api.BBBMeetingManager

The BigBlueButton server (example:

http://your-server.edu

)

all

salt@org.sakaiproject.bbb.api.BBBMeetingManager

The BigBlueButton salt key

all


2. Optional settings

Configuration key

Description

Version

Default value

autocloseMeetingWindow@org.sakaiproject.bbb.api.BBBMeetingManager

Whether the browser window of BBB should be automatically closed after logging out of meeting. If false, the configured bigbluebutton.web.loggedOutUrl from BigBlueButton will be used instead

all

true


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