What are BigBlueButton minimum server requirements?

The minimum requirements for a BigBlueButton server are

  • Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit OS running Linux kernel 4.x
  • 8 GB of memory with swap enabled (16 GB of memory is better)
  • 4 CPU cores (8 is better)
  • TCP ports 80 and 443 are accessible
  • UDP ports 16384 – 32768 are accessible
  • Port 80 is not in use by another application

For a server intended for production, we additionally recommend:

  • 500G of free disk space (or more) for recordings
  • 250 Mbits/sec bandwidth (symmetrical) or more
  • Dedicated (bare metal) hardware
  • A hostname (such as bbb.example.com) for setup of a SSL certificate
  • IPV4 and IPV6 address