github bigbluebutton/bigbluebutton v2.3-alpha-6
BigBlueButton 2.3-alpha-6

This release BigBlueButton 2.3 contains several changes in bbb-web, most notably guest management rework and multiple client fixes. A newer version of bbb-etherpad is included too.

In terms of performance improvements - see the Packaging changes listed below and also #11322

BBB Core changes

  • Restore allowRequestsWithoutSession to resources.xml #11282
  • Fix Special Characters in Room Names #8907
  • Disable authenticated guests #11215 #11337
  • Prevent presenter being selected by random viewer selection #11275

HTML5 client bug fixes and improvements

  • Show current user identification on breakout room creation #11304
  • Fix overlapping messages #11305
  • fixes non localized notifications label in settings #11293
    • Fix for random user picking: presenter is notified when there's no viewers to randomly pick from #11280
  • Update guest-wait.html (typo) #11273
  • Set default cursorInterval to 150ms (was 40ms) #11322
  • Changes on webcam skip preview behavior #11285 #11315
  • Add new join param skip echo test on first join only #11284
  • Fix message list not updating when switching between private chats #11312
  • Fix icon in chat poll result not displaying #11314
  • Clone unmuted input stream for usage with hark #11272
  • Rename Logout -> Leave meeting; Upload -> Manage presentations #10805
  • Travis CI: Update build environment, refactor #8912

Packaging changes

  • Etherpad - replacing (1.8.0 + enhancements) with version 1.8.7 official (enhancement included upstream)

  • Added NodeJS flags for --max-old-space-size=2048 and --max_semi_space_size=128 in /usr/share/meteor/bundle/systemd_start.sh https://github.com/bigbluebutton/bigbluebutton/issues/11183
    - PORT=$PORT /usr/share/$NODE_VERSION/bin/node main.js INFO_INSTANCE_ID=$INSTANCE_ID
    + PORT=$PORT /usr/share/$NODE_VERSION/bin/node --max-old-space-size=2048 --max_semi_space_size=128 main.js INFO_INSTANCE_ID=$INSTANCE_ID

  • Ensured ENVIRONMENT_TYPE=production in /usr/share/meteor/bundle/systemd_start.sh - I am not spotting in which release this was changed but noting it here to make sure administrators have it set to production

Great THANK YOU to @basisbit, @schrd and everyone else who contributed

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