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Fixes for security vulnerabilities will be provided until 2020-06-01 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 "connectban" Module

Description

This module Z-lines IP addresses which make excessive connections to the server.

Configuration

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

<module name="m_connectban.so">

<connectban>

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

Name Type Default Value Description
banduration Duration 10m The duration that an IP address should be banned for.
ipv4cidr Number 32 The IPv4 CIDR range to treat as equivalent when looking for excessive connections.
ipv6cidr Number 128 The IPv6 CIDR range to treat as equivalent when looking for excessive connections.
threshold Number 10 The number of times that an IP address can connect within an hour.
Example Usage
<connectban banduration="10m"
            ipv4cidr="32"
            ipv6cidr="128"
            threshold="10">