What does an IRC bouncer do?
The bouncer, in turn, is connected to the IRC network. When you log into your bouncer, it shows messages in your channels that you may have missed while offline, as well as private messages from other users.
What is ZNC server?
ZNC is an IRC network bouncer or BNC. It can detach the client from the actual IRC server, and also from selected channels. Multiple clients from different locations can connect to a single ZNC account simultaneously and therefore appear under the same nickname on IRC.
How do I connect to ZNC server?
Connecting to ZNC
- Select Server.
- Edit your ZNC server.
- In the first password field, fill in your username followed a : and finally, the password, like this: username/networkname:password.
- You can either manually accept the invalid certificates (if they are invalid) or automatically accept them:
What is a bouncer server?
A bouncer is a kind of proxy for Internet Relay Chat (IRC). With a Bouncer you can hide your own IP and you can be online 24/7. It also acts as a mailbox and receives private messages when you are offline.
How do you use ZNC?
To get started with ZNC you need to:
- find a computer with a good internet connection (ideally a vserver or root server) that is accessable from the IRC client (with a global ip address, dyndns or accessable via vpn)
- install znc on that computer (now called Bouncer Server).
- create a ZNC Configuration.
- run ZNC.
Where is ZNC installed?
This config is stored in ~/. znc under the user you run it as. You should create a dedicated non root user to run znc under.
What is the IRC bouncer?
And if you’re happy with your existing IRC client, we provide a bouncer interface to let you keep using it. IRC is an open and established platform for real-time discussions – it’s almost as old as email. We’re building an IRC platform that’s bang up to date, supporting a thriving community and helping teams to collaborate more effectively.
Why is my bouncer not being identified on the network?
Ensure you have the nickserv or sasl module loaded and configured. This will ensure that when the bouncer reconnects to your designated IRC network, you will be identified to services. Ensure you have the perform module loaded and configured.
What is IRC and how does it work?
IRC is an open and established platform for real-time discussions – it’s almost as old as email. We’re building an IRC platform that’s bang up to date, supporting a thriving community and helping teams to collaborate more effectively.
Can bouncer software cause a denial of service?
During some recent testing of our existing bouncer software, we have located a number of issues and bugs that need to be rectified with our software, one or more of these bug’s unfortunately have the potential to cause a denial of service and therefore it is our priority to rectify the issue as soon as possible to prevent this from being exploited.