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Forward irc:// through IIS

In our network, all connections from outside must go through IIS. Only port 443 is open from outside. On the server with IIS I have installed Application Request Routing (ARR) and used it to ...
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Setting up an irc where only people with a certain Vhost can talk [closed]

Well after trying out, ircd-hybrid, Unrealircd and inspircd. I could still not do what I need for my irc server. I need to make a secure channel / server. what I want to do is I want to have it so ...
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IRC connection via SOCKS proxy for servers requiring SSL?

I use Sidestep on Mac OSX to make a proxy connection via SSH to an EC2 instance whenever I'm on public unsecured networks. In cases where the network has a more restrictive I can connect my IRC client ...
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Remote access of Linux over IRC

I have been tasked with setting up and supporting some computers for some people who have sociological problems. Troubled teens/adults and the like. They need computers to do very basic tasks like web ...
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Amazon EC2 and IRC

I need to be always on IRC and so a few Google searches showed that it was possible with the Amazon EC2 free tier micro instance. Once this free period ends, how much (approx.) should I be expected ...
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Our own custom IRC network in our Linux server instance

Our company needs a secure chat server. Typically a closed, protected and secure IRC network. Is it possible to set it up just like we set apache or any other server software on our own server ...
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Is it possible to create an IRC server with a server from a webspace hoster? [closed]

I'd like to create an IRC server, and I've registered for free webhosting at bplaced.net, and I'm wondering if it is possible to run a server there. Can I do it, and if yes, how?
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linux centos 5.6 someone installed irc

I need some help, my server provider contacted me to tell me my server was using 200mbit/s bandwidth. Upon investigation I found processes for a user that should not be there.. I found processes as ...
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IRC on a web server [closed]

Would it be reasonable to run an irc server on a webserver? Would there be a lot of impact? This server will be used for interoffice relations connected to by 12-20 people at a time. I'm looking at ...
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AT&T U-verse IRC, SSH, etc. sessions dropping

AT&T U-verse fiber 24Mbit down / 3Mbit up 2Wire Router Model 3800HGV-B Software Version 6.1.9.24-enh.tm Our speed is as advertised. The AT&T internet connection is fast. The problem isn't ...
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irc2-ircd NickServ and ChanServ

I just set up an IRC server on my laptop for the local network. however, ChanServ and NickServ don't seem to be installed/available. How might I get them?
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UnrealIRCD - Starting problem

I have wget unrealircd and unzipped it, after ./config and make. I cannot start the unrealircd. I get errors such as: Starting UnrealIRCd ./unreal: line 10: /root/Unreal3.2/src/unreal/ircd: is a ...
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IRC server/daemon for disconnected, intermittent and latent networks

We are running a critical, high use, Windows IRCXPro network under very difficult network conditions (occasional/intermittent disconnects, times of high latency, bandwidth restrained - not broadband). ...
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IRC: Restricting all user functionality, until authentication. (Inspircd)

We're trying to move our team group chats from Skype group IM, to our own IRC implementation. We're running Inspircd, and I have a question. The best case scenario is not allowing any user activity ...
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Best lightweight linux IRC server for a team

I'm looking for suggestions for an extremely lightweight IRC server for linux. It does not need a bunch of features or bloat. It's is for just our internal team (50- people), and small footprint is ...
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What's the most stable IRCD? [closed]

In general I'm looking for an opinion on what's the most stable (and secure) battle tested IRCD out there that's still actively maintained.
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Is there an IRC server/client that supports integration with Active Directory?

I want to create an IRC server (or some other chat server) for our developers to be able to communicate in a chat room style environment. After doing some searching, I haven't found any solution that ...
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Does IRC use UDP for passing text messages client to server? [closed]

I have been told that IRC uses UDP for client to server communication and TCP for server to server communication (in the case of linked servers). It seems that TCP is the better transport layer ...
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IRC Bots Behind HTTP Proxies

I'm trying to run an IRC bot in a Debian based server. Its behind a HTTP proxy, so, I need to 'export http_proxy' for normal usage. The problem I'm facing with the bot is that, as far as I know it ...
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Connection Refused When Trying To Connect To IRCd-Hybrid

I have a Rackspace server running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, where I have installed an IRCd-Hybrid. I can connect to the IRC server using irssi that was installed on the same machine where the server is, but ...
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IRC Server For 50 People? [duplicate]

I've seen this question before and I am sure it will be fine but I want assurance before I do it. I am looking at running an IRC server with 128MB of ram and 500GB of BW. The server will usually ...
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IRC Services with failover support?

I run a single server (call it 'server A') IRC 'network', and thank to the generosity of some friends, I have been given a second server ('server B') that I can run an IRCd on in order to provide ...
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IRC bot for gitolite? [closed]

Does anyone know of an IRC bot that I can hook git repositories up to, or hook directly into gitolite? Do I have to write it myself? CIA isn't an option in this case.
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How can I disable default +t channel mode in ircd-hybrid?

I have a Debian server running ircd-hybrid, which gives every new channel +t flag, meaning that only channel operators can change channel topic. This is not very practical, since we use operator ...
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How to set up a IRC server that logs all messages?

I want to set up a corporate IRC server to use for project discussions. How can I make the IRC server keep a archive of all messages that are sent through the server? I want the messages available ...
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Send message to IRC channel from bash

I have installed ircd-hybrid on my Ubuntu Server (192.168.1.2, example.com). We use #teamchannel to communicate inside the team. The question is: how can I send some short message from example.com to ...
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No forward accessible form outside

I've setup a UNIX ubuntu VM with VMWare its running IRC, HTTP, FTP & MySQL, ports are forwarded in the modemrouter (its my home network its running on) but still no result. Any Idea hwo to fix ...
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A file that exists doesn't exist. (Bash claims a file exists when it doesn't.)

root@omega-15:/var/unreal/src# find ./ircd ./ircd root@omega-15:/var/unreal/src# ./ircd bash: ./ircd: No such file or directory What the hell is this? Bash thinks that the file doesn't exist, when ...
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How much RAM and CPU do various IRC Daemons take up?

I'm looking to install an IRC Daemon, as well as services (if they are not included in the IRC daemon) onto a virtual server with a variable amount of memory allocation, and I was wondering about how ...
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Switch from Skype to IRC

In our company (web company, 35 people, engineering and business, OS X clients, linux servers), we're evaluating alternatives to Skype which we use mostly for group and user-to-user chat. I've looked ...
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Inspircd + Comodo InstantSSL - can it be done?

I have a new Inspircd server setup for some gaming clans and I want to use a Comodo InstantSSL cert for the GnuTLS connections. I noticed that in the config files you can point to the certs so it ...
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Irc server for ubuntu

The Ubuntu WIKI https://help.ubuntu.com/community/IrcServer it lists few IRC servers you can use in Ubuntu. My question is which one is you favorite one and more secure. I will also need one that will ...
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irc subdomain set up

I have a question. I want to make a sub domain to irc.* To connect to a ircd server. But i want to connect it to a other ip then my main ip number. What should i do?
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How to create a subdomain for ircd?

If I have a working web site at example.com that runs with one hosting provider and wish to run ircd with another hosting provider, how would I set up subdomain irc.example.com for the server that ...
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Will this server suit to runs IRC server on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will this server suit to runs IRC server on it? Disk Space - 2.5 GB; Bandwidth - 100 GB; Dedicated RAM - 64 MB; Dedicated IP - 1;
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Will this server suit to runs IRC server on it? [closed]

Disk Space - 2.5 GB; Bandwidth - 100 GB; Dedicated RAM - 64 MB; Dedicated IP - 1;
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irc server and web irc-client for debian

I need irc server and irc client with browser interface. Os is Debian. irc server will be used mostly locally and there can be about a dozen remote clients. irc client must be accessible with ...
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How do you set default IRC channels on a server?

I'm helping to setup an ircd-hybrid server at work and I was wondering how to set some default channels on the server. I've gotten far enough to find how to block some channels with a resv in the ...
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Private IRC Channel

Assume I have an IRC server running on a linux box and the only way to get to that box is over ssh. I don't want to open any ports to the world, I just want folks with logins on that server to be ...
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Best IRC Server & Services? (Debian) [closed]

Using Debian (Lenny) here all update to date and such and I'm looking to setup an IRC server (I've done it before) Just wondering whats the easiest to setup. I'm looking for something thats also ...
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Only tunnel certain applications via OpenVPN

I've purchased a VPN solution, it works correctly when I have "redirect-gateway def1" in the configuration file (routing all traffic through the VPN). However when I remove that line from the ...
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How can I configure a private (friends only) IRC Server?

I am trying to setup an IRC server on my machine for a bunch of friends and me to use. This is an ubuntu box and I have installed dancer-ircd and dancer-services and gotten everything up and running ...
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Detecting whether or not a user is connected through SSL in IRC

Is it possible to figure out whether or not some user is connected through SSL on an IRC server? I want to figure out a way to restrict individuals who don't connect that way (from joining a specific ...
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How to offer searchable IRC logs?

How can I offer indexed, searchable (full text search) IRC channel logs to my users? Also nice to have would be that users logging on to the channel could get a recap of what they missed since their ...
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Are there any friendly IRC venues for me to ask ops questions?

I'm a programmer -- I know python, and I can work my way around a linux box, but since our company doesn't have anyone in ops, I find myself rapidly over my head when crises happen. Is there an ...
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Why do hosting companies regularly disallow IRC?

IRC is a handy tool at all sorts of levels: Team communication User community participation Building customer service chat bots on an established protocol For these reasons and more I've come to ...
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What uses are there for IRC in the professional IT industry?

This question came from a comment someone posted in an answer to another question: What do IRC clients have to do with the professional IT industry? Good question. So, do you use IRC to aid with ...
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IRC server for Windows?

I would like to run an IRC server for users of my LAN, and my best option would be to do so on a Windows XP box. Is there a decent Windows/Cygwin IRC server that you have used and would recommend? ...
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Can users connect to Moodle Chat with an IRC client?

Moodle is an interesting Learning Management System. One of the tools it offers is a chat session. I don't know how it works under the hood, but the provided front-end is a weak javascript tool. Is ...