1. IRC: Description

IRC (Internet Relay Chat ) is a service designed for real-time Internet text messaging.

Using IRC

Nick registration

To register, you need to work through the following steps.
  • Specify you nick with the /nick command:
    /nick supernick
  • If you get a Nickname is already in use. or This nickname is registered. message, it means that this nick has been already taken and that you will have to find another.
  • Once you have chosen your nick, start the registration process by typing /msg NickServ REGISTER <password> <email>. Make sure you enter your real email address, because the data you will have to enter for your registration to be complete will be sent there.
    Below is an example of registration, with _mysuserpass_ as password and _test@post.ru_ as email address:
    /msg NickServ REGISTER mysuperpass test@post.ru
  • After that, you have to wait for a letter sent by the IRC server. Inside, you will find lines similar to:
    In order to complete your registration, you must send the following
    command on IRC:
    /msg NickServ VERIFY REGISTER supernick pbhdoztzxmzj
  • Enter the command you have received to complete the registration.
  • To protect your account from unauthorized access, type:
    /msg NickServ SET ENFORCE ON

    If anyone tried to use this nick, a 30-second timeout will be given to enter the password.
Thank you!