How to update prosody in Jitsi Meet in Ubuntu OR How to solve the issue of disconnected participants shown in the conference

This is a deprecated step for new installed Jitsi Meet

This step valid for only old Jitsi Meet server. The below step we already apply on installation time.

The first step to you need to back up of below file before updating the prosody


After a backup of the above file, you need to update prosody using the below command for more info here

echo deb $(lsb_release -sc) main | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install prosody

After installing you need to replace backup file (/etc/prosody/prosody.cfg.lua) to same location

Also, you need to change the permission of /etc/prosody/certs folder with the below command

chmod -R 777 /etc/prosody/certs

After that, you need to edit /etc/prosody/conf.avail/  file name is different

You need to find an option and change it to storage = "memory" in the above file and save it

After that, you need to reboot the server or reload services.

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