User Commands

  • NICK
     Syntax: /NICK newnickname
    
     Changes your online nick name. Alerts others to the
     change of your nick
  • WHOIS
     Syntax: /WHOIS nick
    
     Displays information of user requested. Includes Full
     Name, Host, Channels User is in, and Oper Status
  • WHO
     Syntax: /WHO mask
    
     Who allows you to search for users. Masks include:
     nickname, #channel, hostmask (*.attbi.com)
  • WHOWAS
     Syntax: /WHOWAS nick maxreplies
    
     Displays information on a nick that has logged off. The
     <max replies> field is optional, and limits how
     many records will be returned.
  • ISON
     Syntax: /ISON nick1 nick2 nick3 ...
    
     Allows you to check the online status of a user, or a
     list of users. Simple return, best used for scripts
  • JOIN
     Syntax: /JOIN channel1,channel2, ...
    
     Allows you to join channels. Using the /join
     #channel1,#channel2,#channel3 will allow you to join
     more than one channel at a time. The /join 0 command
     makes you PART all channels.
  • CYCLE
     Syntax: /CYCLE channel1, channel2, ...
    
     Cycles the given channel(s). This command is equivalent
          to sending a PART then a JOIN command.
  • MOTD
     Syntax: /MOTD server
    
     Displays the servers motd. Adding a server name allows
     you to view motd’s on other servers.
  • RULES
     Syntax: /RULES server
    
     Displays the ircd.rules of a server. Adding a server
     name allows you to view rules on other servers
  • LUSERS
     Syntax: /LUSERS server
    
     Displays current & max user loads, both global and
     local. Adding a server name   allows you to view the
     statistics from other servers.
  • MAP
     Syntax: /MAP
    
     Displays a network map
  • QUIT
     Syntax: /QUIT reason
    
     Causes you to disconnect from the server. If you
     include a reason, it will be displayed on all channels
     as you quit
  • PING
     Syntax: /PING user
    
     Sends a PING request to a user. Used for checking
     connection and lag. Servers issue pings on a timed
     basis to determine if users are still connected.
  • VERSION
     Syntax: /VERSION server
    
     Shows you the version of the IRCd and other
     info related to it. If you specify a server, you
     will be shown information relating to that server
  • LINKS
     Syntax: /LINKS
    
     Displays a list of all servers linked to the network
  • ADMIN
     Syntax: /ADMIN server
    
     Displays the admin info of a server. If a server name
     is included it will display the info of that server.
  • USERHOST
     Syntax: /USERHOST nick
    
     Displays the userhost of the nick given. Generally used
     for scripts
  • TOPIC
     Syntax: /TOPIC channel topic
    
     Topic <channel> will display the current topic of
     the given channel. Topic <channel> <topic>
     will change the topic of the given channel.
  • AWAY
     Syntax: /AWAY reason
    
     Marks you as being away. A reason may also be supplied.
  • WATCH
     Syntax: /WATCH +-nick +-nick
    
     Watch is a new notify-type system in UnrealIRCd which
     is both faster and uses less network resources than any
     old-style notify system. The server will send you a
     message when any nickname in your watch list logs on or
     off. The watch list DOES NOT REMAIN BETWEEN SESSIONS -
     you (or your script or client) must add the nicknames
     to your watch list every time you connect to an IRC
     server.
  • HELPOP
     Syntax: /HELPOP ?topic or !topic
    
     HelpOp is a new system of getting IRC Server help. You
     type either /HELPOP ? <help system topic> or
     /HELPOP ! <question> The "?" in /HELPOP means
     query the help system and if you get no response you
     can choose '!' to send it to the Help Operators online.
     Using neither ? nor ! will mean the command will be
     first queried within the help system and if no match if
     found , it will be forwarded to the help operators
  • LIST
     Syntax: /LIST search string
    
     If you don't include a search string, the default is to
     send you the entire unfiltered list of channels. Below
     are the options you can use, and what channels LIST
     will return when you use them.
    
     >number - List channels with more than <number> people.
     <number - List channels with less than <number> people.
     C>number - List channels created between now and <number> minutes ago.
     C<number - List channels created earlier than <number> minutes ago.
     T>number - List channels whose topics are older than <number>
     T<number - List channels whose topics are newer than <number> minutes.
     *mask* - List channels that match *mask*
     !*mask* - List channels that do not match *mask*
  • KNOCK
     Syntax: /KNOCK channel message
    
     Allows you to ‘knock’ on an invite only
     channel and ask for access. Will not work if channel
     has one of the following modes set: +K +V. Will also
     not work if you are banned
  • SETNAME
     Syntax: /SETNAME
    
     Allows users to change their ‘Real Name’
     without reconnecting
  • VHOST
     Syntax: /VHOST login password
    
     Hides your host name by using a vhost provided by the
     server.
  • MODE
     Syntax: /MODE chan/nick mode
    
     Lets you set channel and user modes. See User &
     Channel Modes for a list.
  • TIME
     Syntax: /TIME server
    
     Displays the servers date and time. Including a server
     name allows you to check other servers.
  • BOTMOTD
     Syntax: /BOTMOTD server
    
     Displays the servers bot message of the day. Including
     a server name allows you to check other servers
  • DNS
     Syntax: /DNS option
    
     Returns information about the IRC server's DNS cache.
     Note, since most clients have a built-in DNS command,
     you will most likely need to use /raw DNS to use this.
     Opers may specify an l as the first parameter to the
     command  to receive a list of entries in the DNS cache.
  • USERIP
     Syntax: /USERIP nick
    
     Returns the IP address of the user in question. This will be
     shown encrypted.
  • STATS
     Syntax: /STATS option
    
     Not all of the following STATS options are available to regular users
    
     B - banversion - Send the ban version list
     b - badword - Send the badwords list
     C - link - Send the link block list
     d - denylinkauto - Send the deny link (auto) block list
     D - denylinkall - Send the deny link (all) block list
     e - exceptthrottle - Send the except throttle block list
     E - exceptban - Send the except ban and except tkl block list
     f - spamfilter - Send the spamfilter list
     F - denydcc - Send the deny dcc block list
     G - gline - Send the gline and gzline list
       Extended flags: [+/-mrs] [mask] [reason] [setby]
         m Return glines matching/not matching the specified mask
         r Return glines matching/not matching the specified reason
         s Return glines set by/not set by clients matching the specified name
     I - allow - Send the allow block list
     j - officialchans - Send the offical channels list
     K - kline - Send the ban user/ban ip/except ban block list
     l - linkinfo - Send link information
     L - linkinfoall - Send all link information
     M - command - Send list of how many times each command was used
     n - banrealname - Send the ban realname block list
     O - oper - Send the oper block list
     P - port - Send information about ports
     q - sqline - Send the SQLINE list
     Q - bannick - Send the ban nick block list
     r - chanrestrict - Send the channel deny/allow block list
     R - usage - Send usage information
     S - set - Send the set block list
     s - shun - Send the shun list
       Extended flags: [+/-mrs] [mask] [reason] [setby]
         m Return shuns matching/not matching the specified mask
         r Return shuns matching/not matching the specified reason
         s Return shuns set by/not set by clients matching the specified name
     t - tld - Send the tld block list
     T - traffic - Send traffic information
     u - uptime - Send the server uptime and connection count
     U - uline - Send the ulines block list
     v - denyver - Send the deny version block list
     V - vhost - Send the vhost block list
     X - notlink - Send the list of servers that are not current linked
     Y - class - Send the class block list
     z - zip - Send compression information about ziplinked servers
     Z - mem - Send memory usage information
  • MODULE
     Syntax: /MODULE
    
     Lists all loaded modules
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