InspIRCd v2 is coming to the end of its lifetime!

Fixes for security vulnerabilities will be provided until 2021-01-01 but after this date v2 will no longer be maintained.

InspIRCd v3 contains many new features including full support for all currently ratified IRCv3 extensions and WebSocket connections.

InspIRCd v3 installation instructions are available here and a list of breaking changes is available here.

The "callerid" Module


This module provides user mode g (bot) which allows users to require that other users are on their whitelist before messaging them.


To load this module use the following <module> tag:

<module name="">


The <callerid> tag defines settings about how the callerid module should behave. This tag can only be defined once.

Name Type Default Value Description
cooldown Number 10 The number of seconds between notifying users of other users that want to message them.
maxaccepts Number 16 The maximum number of users who can be on a user's callerid whitelist.
operoverride Boolean No Whether server operators can message users without being on a callerid whitelist.
tracknick Boolean No Whether to track nickname changes for users on a callerid whitelist.
Example Usage
<callerid cooldown="10"


Name Parameter Count Syntax Description
Allows users to add, remove, and view the users on their callerid whitelist.

Example Usage

Lists all users on your callerid whitelist:


Adds Sadie to your callerid whitelist and removes Adam from your callerid whitelist:

/ACCEPT +Sadie,-Adam

User Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
callerid g Switch None Enables whitelisting of who can message the user.