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See for a list of changes since 1.7.0 stable.


  • Switch versioning scheme to <major>.<minor>.<patch>.
  • Add settings for which SSL/TLS protocols to use (SSLProtocols), which ciphers to enable (SSLCiphers). By default TLSv1+ are enabled, SSLv2/3 are disabled.
  • Validate SSL certificates.
  • Allow clients to specify an ID as part of username (user[@identifier][/network]). Currently not used, but modules can use it.
  • Add alias module for ZNC-side command interception and processing.
  • Support character encodings with separate settings for networks, and for clients. It replaces older charset module, which didn't work well with webadmin.
  • Support X-Forwarded-For HTTP header, to be used with new TrustedProxy setting.
  • Add URIPrefix option for HTTP listeners, to be used with reverse proxy.
  • Store query buffers per query the same way it's done for channels, add new option AutoClearQueryBuffer.
  • Add DisableChan command to *status, it was available only in webadmin before.
  • Allow wildcards in arguments of Help commands of *status and various modules.
  • Support IRCv3.2 batches, used for buffer playbacks.
  • Support IRCv3.2 self-message.
  • Remove awaynick module. It's considered harmful.
  • Add JoinDelay setting, which allows a delay between connection to server, and joining first channel. By default it joins immediately after connect.
  • Make Detach, EnableChan and DisableChan commands of *status to accept multiple channels.
  • znc-buildmod: Build output to the current working directory.
  • Wrap long lines in tables (e.g. in Help or ListAvailMods commands).
  • Bump compiler requirements to support C++11. This means GCC 4.7+, Clang .... (TODO), SWIG 3.0.0+.


  • Disable TLS compression.
  • Disallow setting ConnectDelay to zero, don't hammer server with our failed connects.
  • Simplify --makeconf.
  • Fix logic to find an available nick when connecting to server.
  • Fix handling of CTCP flood.
  • Allow network specific quit messages.
  • Make various text labels gender-neutral.
  • Fix finding SWIG 3 on FreeBSD.
  • Handle multi-receiver NOTICE and PRIVMSG.
  • Make channels follow user-level settings when appropriate.
  • Write disabled status to config for disabled channels.
  • Fix double output in messages from modules.
  • Fix memory leak in gzip compression in HTTP server.
  • Use random DNS result instead of choosing the same one every time.


  • autoattach: Make it also a network module.
  • autoreply: Use NOTICE instead of PRIVMSG.
  • autoop: Add support for multiple hostmasks per user.
  • buffextras: Make it also a network module.
  • listsockets: Show traffic stats.
  • modperl: Fix some int_t types.
  • route_replies: Handle numerics 307 and 379 in /whois reply. Handle IRCv3.2 METADATA numerics.
  • sasl: Disable DH-BLOWFISH & AES by default.
  • simple_away: Apply auto-away on load if no user is connected.
  • stickychan: Don't join channels when not connected.
  • watch: Add support for detached-only clients, and detached-only channels.


  • Store CTCP ACTIONs too.
  • Reset timer and return from away when a client does a CTCP ACTION.
  • Allows use of strftime formatting in away messages.


  • Fix quotes in file names.
  • Fix check for "Connected" state.


  • Fix saving channel keys.
  • Add support for loading as a global module.


  • Add AddChan, DelChan commands, useful for admins to edit other users' channels, was available only in webadmin before.
  • Check if adding a new channel succeeded.
  • Revise Help output.
  • Allow wildcards for GetChan and SetChan.


  • Show current value in Lines and Secs commands.
  • Add Silent [yes|no] command, similar to route_replies.


  • Use only lower case characters in log filenames.
  • Use directories and YYYY-MM-DD filename by default.
  • Add support for logging rules. E.g. /msg *log setrules #znc !#*


  • Fix calling overloaded methods with parameter CString&.
  • Support CZNC::GetUserMap().
  • Set has_args and args_help_text from module.
  • Release python/swig ownership when adding object created in python to ZNC container.
  • Fix some int_t types.


  • Support
  • Remove commands Ghost, Recover, Release, Group. The same functionality is available via new alias module.


  • Do not skip channels with AutoClearChanBuffer=true.
  • Handle empty password in SetPass the same way as during startup.


  • Add JoinOnInvite, JoinAfterCloaked options.
  • Don't cloak host on first module load if already connected to IRC.
  • Add web configuration.
  • Use HMAC-SHA-256 instead of HMAC-MD5.


  • Combine "List Users" and "Add User".
  • Module argument autocomplete="off", for nickserv module, which contains password in argument before first save.
  • For every module show in which other levels that module is loaded (global/user/network).
  • Open links to wiki pages about modules in separate window/tab.
  • Support renaming a network.
  • Add missing page title on Traffic page.
  • Improve navigation: "Save and continue".


  • Unit tests, via GTest.
  • Allow lambdas for module command callbacks.
  • New modules hooks: OnSendToClient, OnSendToIRC, OnJoining, OnMode2, OnChanBufferPlayLine2, OnPrivBufferPlayLine2.
  • Add methods to CString: StartsWith, EndsWith, Join, Find, Contains, and Convert.
  • Add limited support for using threads in modules: CModuleJob class.
  • Add CZNC::CreateInstance to make porting ZNC to MSVC a bit easier.
  • Add CUtils::Get/SetMessageTags().
  • Add CIRCNetwork::FindChans().
  • Add CChan::SendBuffer(client, buffer) overload.
  • Add CIRCNetwork::LoadModule() helper.
  • Add CClient::IsPlaybackActive().
  • Web: Discard sessions in LRU order.
  • Introduce CaseSensitivity enum class.
  • Fix CNick::Parse().
  • Remove redundant CWebSocket::GetModule().
  • Switch from CSmartPtr to std::shared_ptr.
  • Fix GetClients() const correctness.
  • Make self-signed cert with SHA-256 in --makepem.
  • Use override keyword.
  • Show username of every http request in -D output.
  • Split CUserTimer into CIRCNetworkPingTimer and CIRCNetworkJoinTimer.
  • Give a reason for disabled features during ./configure, where it makes sense.
  • Use for nightlies too.
  • Revise CChan::JoinUser() & AttachUser().
  • Modules: use public API.
  • Modules: use AddCommand().
  • Add ChangeLog.txt.