Restrict Viewer Webcams in BigBlueButton

Restrict viewer webcams to only display for moderators

There are cases where you want to restrict a student’s webcam to only be visible to the moderator. We’ve added a parameter webcamsOnlyForModerator to enforce this behaviour for a meeting.

Param NameRequired / OptionalTypeDescription
webcamsOnlyForModeratorOptionalBooleanSetting 'webcamsOnlyForModerator=true' will cause all webcams shared by viewers during this meeting to only appear for moderators

Here’s a overview video demonstrating how this restriction works in a meeting.