Jitsi-meet authentication for dummies

Installing Jitsi-meet was incredibly easy and maybe took 15 minutes total. Could access the Jitsi-meet my web browser and start a meeting no problem. Everything was cool………….until I tried to set up authentication and it became a headache. I followed their info on how to secure the server and for the life of me couldn’t get it to work. Reviewed their community https://snaptube.cam/ board and it seemed like no one else had my issue. Finally, figured out that I had an incorrect password in one of the configuration files and that was causing the hold up. So yet again I did poorly at reading instructions and miss configured something. Thought I’d write up a post with my guide in case there are any other dummies out there trying to figure this out.