How to join a session as host with web video SDK?

As per docs, join method doesn’t have a parameter to specify host. How can we specify that a user is host while joining the session?

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Unfortunately, you have to manage that yourself and there isn’t really any security around it. Here’s what I came up with, posted in response to another question:

Thanks for sharing your solution @bekit ! :slight_smile:

@rinurinshac , please let us know if you have any additional questions.


Is that the case everyone who joins is a host? How does zoom
Recommend you designate participants. Is there a plan and timing to change this?

Hey @Gdrum ,

Checkout our docs that walk through Host / Managers / Participant roles in the Video SDK here:


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