IRC

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Cuff-Link Network Update

Hello, We have finished updating the network to InspIRCd 3. InspIRCd 2 is end of life beginning June 2020 after a decade. InspIRCd 3 uses IRCv3 protocols (updated IRC for modern times), which provides better security and more advanced features as clients catch up. If you are experiencing strange issues such as nicklists not updating when people join or mode changes happen, wonky text formatting issues, or connection issues, try updating your client before joining […]

Changes to Auth Servers

More changes were implemented. You can now use: Server: irc.cuff-link.mePort: 7797Enable SASL and connect with a registered nickname. Important: If you have received the message that “regular connections are not permitted from your host, be sure to wait at least 60 minutes before trying to reconnect with the updated settings shown above.

A Beginner’s Guide to Channel Administration

Intro Cuff-Link offers channel administration services [via Anope 2]. Register your nick with NickServ and use a secure connection to the chat network – you’re now ready to start your own channel or join an existing ChanOp team1. This is a guide to using Anope2 with InspIRCd on Cuff-Link for channel administration, and may not work exactly the same on other services. At any time, you can access ChanServ’s help menus from your IRC client […]

Correct Nickname Registration

Cuff Link recommends that you register any nicks that you use. Registered nicks have many advantages that unregistered nicks do not. Registered nicks can only be used by the individual who registered them – if you register a nick, you effectively own it. Registered nicks can make use of services such as ChanServ and MemoServ. Nicks must be registered to make use of SASL. The ability to recover your nick if you are unexpectedly disconnected […]

Cuff-Link Events Calendar

We’ve implemented a system for adding your channel’s events to the Cuff-Link Events Calendar. There is a form located at our support site, http://support.cuff-link.me, where you may request your event be added to the calendar here on the blog. Events can be recurring or one-time events, but we will need to know which in order to add you to the calendar. Additions to the calendar should be submitted using the “CL Event Calendar Addition” form. […]