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Re: BBB, Fosshost and config?

From: zimoun
Subject: Re: BBB, Fosshost and config?
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 20:56:11 +0100


On Tue, 08 Dec 2020 at 19:25, Christopher Baines <> wrote:

>> Socially, I'm sure Fosshost considers ‘’ a form of
>> advertisement.
>> Personally, I'd rather use a subdomain with ‘Graciously
>> hosted by Fosshost’ somewhere on the front page in exchange.
> I dug back through my emails, they said this at some point:
>   You can set up a redirect if you wish to use your own domain name


> So, I approached them regarding the two x86_64 VMs they're providing,
> and did some setup around that. It was Simon who did the work for the
> BBB instance though.

Here all the emails in case it helps. :-)

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From: zimoun <>
To: Ludovic Courtès <>, Admin
Cc:, Julien Lepiller <>,, Leo Famulari <>
Subject: Re: Guix applies to Fosshost for BigBlueButton
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 19:46:54 +0100

Dear Thomas or Fosshost’s sysadmin,

On Mon, 19 Oct 2020 at 13:52, Ludovic Courtès <> wrote:

> An option would be to use them to host BBB in that context, perhaps as a
> backup of the original machine that we were planning to use (I’m Cc’ing
> the co-organizers who know the details better than I do, as well our
> private sysadmin mailing list.)

I have applied on the behalf of online Guix Day organizer.  It could be
great if Fosshost could host the BigBlueButton instance.  The event is
planned on Nov. 22nd.

BTW, we are planning pre-recorded videos.  Do you think it should be
possible to host them?

I have filled with this email address, I hope it will be ok.

Let me know where (IRC?) I can reach you to discuss the details if you

About the hardware, Ludo will answer you in another email, I guess. :-)

All the best,
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From: "Admin" <>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 13:38:23 +0000
Cc: Ludovic Courtès <>,, "Julien Lepiller" 
<>,, "Leo Famulari" <>
To: "zimoun" <>
Subject: Re: Guix applies to Fosshost for BigBlueButton

Hi Simon

Yes it is possible to store the recordings on the instance, we have allocated 
400gb.  This will be more than enough, however we will monitor it throughout 
your conference so that if we feel more space is needed, we can easily organise 
this with no disruption.

Your instance is built

The URL is

You can set up a redirect if you wish to use your own domain name

It has been configured with default admin account below, please log in and 
customise to fit your needs.  You can upload a logo and change colour style if 
you want.Account successfully created.
Password: administrator
Role: admin

If you need any more help, just reach out to us on IRC #fosshost 

Kind regards,
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All the best,

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