IRCCD-PLUGIN-AUTH(7) - Miscellaneous Information Manual

NAME

auth - irccd auth plugin

DESCRIPTION

The plugin auth provides generic authentication to the most popular services.

For the moment, auth supports the following backends:

nickserv

the NickServ service, using /msg NickServ identify user pass

quakenet

the quakenet.org service, using /msg Q@CServe.quakenet.org AUTH user pass

INSTALLATION

The plugin auth is distributed with irccd. To enable it add the following to your plugins section:

[plugins]
auth = ""

USAGE

You must configure the file to enable authentication.

CONFIGURATION

In your irccd.conf file, add the [plugin.auth] section and fill with the following parameters:

server.type (string)

must be nickserv or quakenet.

server.password (string)

the password.

server.username (string)

the username to use. Required for quakenet, optional for nickserv.

Note: you must replace server with one defined in a [server] section.

Example of configuration:

[plugin.auth]
freenode.type = "nickserv"
freenode.password = "mysecretpassword"
freenode.username = "jeanfrancois"

wanadoo.type = "nickserv"
wanadoo.password = "wanadoo is dead"

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