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

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The "gecosban" Module


This module adds the r: extended ban which checks whether users have a real name (gecos) matching the specified glob pattern.


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

<module name="">

This module requires no other configuration.

Extended Bans

Character Type Ban Syntax Description
r Matching r:<pattern> Checks whether users have a a real name (gecos) matching <pattern>.

Example Usage

Bans users with a real name (gecos) matching *example* from joining the channel:

/MODE #channel +b r:*example*