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nickserv

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Revision as of 18:35, 12 November 2012 by Gene wood (talk) (Adding in additional NickServ features)
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This module automatically identifies you with NickServ.

Usage

Arguments

This user module takes one optional arguments. The argument is your nickserv password. If you don't supply it on load, you must supply it later via the IRC interface. After nickserv was loaded, the password is removed from the module arguments for security reasons.

Read loading modules to learn more about loading modules.

Commands

help

Displays documentation for all nickserv commands.

/msg *nickserv help

set

Sets and saves your nickserv password.

/msg *nickserv set <password>

Note: The password is saved unencrypted, so don't make your ZNC data directory readable to other users!

clear

Deletes the saved password.

/msg *nickserv clear

ghost

GHOST disconnects an old user session, or somebody attempting to use your nickname without authorization.

/msg *nickserv ghost

recover

RECOVER disconnect someone who is currently using your nick.

/msg *nickserv recover <nickname>

release

RELEASE makes a nick being held by the Services Enforcer available immediately.

/msg *nickserv release <nickname>

group

GROUP allows you to "group" nicknames to your account on services that allow for multiple grouped nicknames (freenode

/msg *nickserv group <nickname>

ViewCommands

ViewCommands displays the patterns for each of the above commands that map to the literal strings being passed to the NickServ service on the irc host

/msg *nickserv ViewCommands

SetCommand

SetCommand allows you to change the pattern used to generate the string passed to the NickServ service on the irc host. This is useful when the irc host you're connecting to doesn't conform to the standard NickServ name or format.

/msg *nickserv SetCommand <command name> <new command pattern>

Example to change the IDENTIFY command to conform to the dal.net standard :

/msg *nickserv SetCommand IDENTIFY PRIVMSG nickserv@services.dal.net :IDENTIFY {password}

Additional NickServ Documentation