[jitsi-dev] Jitsi & Tiki Suite: 1- Jitsi & ejabberd 2- Jitsi & ClearOS-OpenLDAP 3- FusionPBX vs blue.box 4- Provisioning server 5- Jitsi as a systray 6- Jitsi button in a web page


#1

Hi!

We are working on Tiki Suite, which is the integration of Tiki Wiki
CMS Groupware, ClearOS server (OpenLDAP, Mail, VPN, etc), ejabberd
XMPP, BigBlueButton web conferencing, FreeSWITCH PBX, Kaltura video
management, Clipperz password management, Cyberduck WebDAV/FTP client,
Jitsi SIP/XMPP client and LibreOffice.

Project is detailed here: http://suite.tiki.org/

We are setting up a demo site at http://tikisuite.org. In general,
it's progressing well:
http://tiki.org/Tiki+Suite+component+interoperability
I can provide logins, just email me off list if you want to try some things out.

I haven't set up the FreeSWITCH PBX yet, but I already have some
questions with respect to Jitsi

1- Jitsi & ejabberd
I installed ejabberd as described here:
http://www.clearfoundation.com/docs/howtos/ejabberd

Jitsi is not connecting to ejabberd with default XMPP settings and I
tried different options but nothing seems to make it happy. I know
ejabberd is working because Miranda works with default XMPP settings
with the exception that you need to uncheck "Use TLS".

2- Jitsi & ClearOS-OpenLDAP
Jitsi is able to connect to ClearOS-OpenLDAP with "Publish Policy =
Enabled" (wide open). However, we haven't figured out how to set up
secure access
http://www.clearcenter.com/support/documentation/clearos_enterprise_5.2/user_guide/domain_and_ldap

3- Anyone care to share some opinions on FusionPBX vs blue.box? (I
could also use some help by someone with experience with setting these
up)

4- An idea was suggested to Jean-Marc by Emil for Tiki to be a
potential Provisioning server for Jitsi. The connection info to the
shared OpenLDAP address book should be included. We'll look at this a
bit later unless someone thinks it's a high priority.

5- Jitsi as a systray: this idea will also be explored later:
http://www.jitsi.org/index.php/Development/SystrayControlModule

6- Jitsi web call button
We have a simple Skype plugin which detects if Skype is installed and
if not, offers to install: http://doc.tiki.org/PluginSkype
Has this been considered for Jitsi?

I look forward to your thoughts.

Best regards,

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Marc Laporte

http://MarcLaporte.com
http://Tiki.org/MarcLaporte
http://AvanTech.net


#2

I used pfSense with FreeSwitch which is where Fusion came from. It seems quite good, but lacked in features, which is why I went with Elastix...

Some thoughts for you...

Doesn't Big Blue Button have some PBX stuff built in? (Asterisk, I think) There could be some conflicts here.

Think about how to separate things out. There will be people who overload the hardware with this, so plan in advance for breaking things out modularly, and still staying in the same GUI.

      Lee

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On 08/15/2011 02:09 AM, Marc Laporte wrote:

3- Anyone care to share some opinions on FusionPBX vs blue.box? (I
could also use some help by someone with experience with setting these
up)


#3

Hey Marc,

Sorry for the delay:

На 15.08.11 09:09, Marc Laporte написа:

4- An idea was suggested to Jean-Marc by Emil for Tiki to be a
potential Provisioning server for Jitsi.

Yup basically the point was that since Tiki already manages user
accounts and other server side information, it may make sense to
provision Jitsi.

I didn't really have anything more specific than that in mind.

The connection info to the
shared OpenLDAP address book should be included. We'll look at this a
bit later unless someone thinks it's a high priority.

Absolutely. It's not a priority of any kind. We were just throwing ideas
around ... nothing more serious than regular brainstorming :slight_smile:

Emil


#4

3- Anyone care to share some opinions on FusionPBX vs blue.box? (I
could also use some help by someone with experience with setting these
up)

I used pfSense with FreeSwitch which is where Fusion came from. It seems
quite good, but lacked in features, which is why I went with Elastix...

Thank you for this information. pfSense and ClearOS have similarities
so it's a sign that it likely fits the use case.

What are examples of features you needed in Elastix that were
unavailable in FusionPBX? Was this before FusionPBX 2.0?
http://fusionpbx.com/

Are you using Jitsi with Elastix? If so, how are things going?

Some thoughts for you...

Doesn't Big Blue Button have some PBX stuff built in? (Asterisk, I think)

BigBlueButton started with Asterisk and still has it ad an option, but
has moved to FreeSWITCH by default.

There could be some conflicts here.

Think about how to separate things out. There will be people who overload
the hardware with this, so plan in advance for breaking things out
modularly, and still staying in the same GUI.

The use case I have in mind is Small and Medium Organizations (20-100
users) so I don't anticipate that this will be an issue. Should I be
concerned?

Best regards,

M :wink:

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On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Lee Sharp <leesharp@hal-pc.org> wrote:

On 08/15/2011 02:09 AM, Marc Laporte wrote:

                   Lee

--
Marc Laporte

http://MarcLaporte.com
http://Tiki.org/MarcLaporte
http://AvanTech.net


#5

I used pfSense with FreeSwitch which is where Fusion came from. It seems
quite good, but lacked in features, which is why I went with Elastix...

Thank you for this information. pfSense and ClearOS have similarities
so it's a sign that it likely fits the use case.

What are examples of features you needed in Elastix that were
unavailable in FusionPBX? Was this before FusionPBX 2.0?
http://fusionpbx.com/

Way before 2.0 and before they were thinking about splitting it out of pfSense. Moved from there to Askozia, and then to Elastix. Things missing were things like an IVR...

Are you using Jitsi with Elastix? If so, how are things going?

Yes. Works well for the entire office. However, I have sense left that company. :slight_smile:

Some thoughts for you...
Doesn't Big Blue Button have some PBX stuff built in? (Asterisk, I think)

BigBlueButton started with Asterisk and still has it ad an option, but
has moved to FreeSWITCH by default.

Did not know... Cool.

  There could be some conflicts here.

Think about how to separate things out. There will be people who overload
the hardware with this, so plan in advance for breaking things out
modularly, and still staying in the same GUI.

The use case I have in mind is Small and Medium Organizations (20-100
users) so I don't anticipate that this will be an issue. Should I be
concerned?

Small businesses become big businesses. (Or fail completely...) But still, going with say 75 people which is what we had...

Your email server is slammed if people are using web mail, as it is constantly authenticating. And SAMBA can overload PAM as well. However, thos imap users will kill your I/O constantly syncing the inbox with 8000 messages in it, as well as the 4000 message deleted items they never empty. And God help you is you have MAC iMail users as they can slam you to death.

The big issue is that if anything starts contending, your voice quality will fall fast. They things you might have to move off the SIP server are e-mail, file sharing, and web dav. Or be able to run freeswitch on a separate server as well. It is the one thing totally intolarant of latency.

      Lee

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On 08/15/2011 01:51 PM, Marc Laporte wrote:

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Lee Sharp<leesharp@hal-pc.org> wrote: