InspIRCd v2 is coming to the end of its lifetime!
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.
The "connflood" Module
This module throttles IP addresses which make excessive connections to the server.
To load this module use the following
<connflood> tag defines settings about how the connflood module should behave. This tag can only be defined once.
|bootwait||Number||None||The number of seconds to wait after starting up before connections should be throttled.|
|maxconns||Number||None||The maximum number of connections to allow before throttling.|
|seconds||Number||None||The number of seconds after which the connection counter is reset.|
|timeout||Number||None||The number of seconds to disallow connections for after passing the throttling threshold.|
|quitmsg||Text||None||The message to quit throttled users with.|
<connflood bootwait="10" maxconns="3" seconds="30" timeout="30" quitmsg="Throttled">