SASL

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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 […]

Why You Should Move to Using Authentication

As many of you know, because you’ve either gotten caught in one yourself, have talked to others who have, or have seen the admins discussing it wherever, we use CIDR bans on Cuff-Link to help cut down on malicious activity. A CIDR ban locks the door on an entire range of IP addresses, and we use them almost exclusively for ISPs around the world who use dynamic [revolving] IP addresses and for servers [VPN, VPS, […]

IceChat9 – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

Continuing on our basic setups for clients that support SASL, IceChat has updated their ircv3 options in version 9.13 which appears to have corrected previous SASL issues.  Grab the latest version [9.14 as of writing] from their website.  Note that version 7 does NOT support SASL. After install and starting the program for first run, we’re greeted with a couple dialogs to begin setup: Here we’ll edit a few things.  Notice that the two fields […]

KVIrc – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

KVIrc is a multi-platform client that is popular with scripters.  This howto is based on 4.2.0, the current stable version, and is available here for various OS’s – Windows is only 32-bit.  This howto just covers the basic adding of the server and authentication, but there is a lot of information on their website for themes and configuring layouts. **NOTE** As of 5/22, We’re now in the server list!  This is current to git pulls and […]

AdiIRC – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

AdiIRC is a free client available for Windows and is well-known for being lightweight and supports portable mode.  Download is available from adiirc.com and this howto is based on version 2.3.  From the download link, there is 32 or 64-bit options, as well as portable mode for each – if you don’t know if you have 64-bit, then stick with the 32-bit.  This just covers the basic adding of the server and authentication, there are […]