Table of Contents

  1. About
  2. Where
  3. Hosting
  4. DNS
  5. Bridges
  6. Log
  7. Help
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1) About

Our Matrix chat server, combined with the Riot web interface.
Part of the Social appliances from/for the Belgian Hackerspaces.

This page is meant for keeping a log.

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2) Where

Matrix domain: (use this domain for connecting from a client)
Web interface: (using web-riot)

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3) Hosting

Hosted on a AWS VM. (t2.large)
The VM has 8GB of memory and ? GB storage.

Server IP: (This is a reserved Amazon Elastic IP)
Public IP:

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4) DNS

  • SRV record:
  • A record:
  • A record:
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5) Bridges

We bridge certain rooms with different chat platforms.
So everyone can keep using their favourite platform, but still be able to communicate with each other.


  • IRC
  • XMPP
  • Slack
  • Telegram
  • Mattermost
  • Rocketchat
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6) Log

  • March 1, 2018: Launch VM on Amazon AWS
  • April 13, 2018: Start of this landing page
  • April 18, 2018: Created DNS A record for web-riot
  • April 18, 2018: Started web-riot instance on
  • April 21, 2018: Most rooms are 'migrated' to new domain
  • April 26, 2018: Telegram bridge started using
  • May 17, 2018: Started new HS, old VM was gone?! (instance ID: i-0c38cf32fe0802f7b)
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7) Help

If you wanna help maintaining, mail ''.
Add your pubkey for access. 

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