The "messageflood" Module

Description

This module adds channel mode f (flood) which helps protect against spammers which mass-message channels.

Configuration

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

<module name="m_messageflood.so">

This module requires no other configuration.

Channel Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
flood f Parameter (*)<lines>:<seconds> Kicks users who send more than <lines> messages in the last <seconds> seconds. If prefixed with * then offending users are also banned.

Example Usage

Prevents more than four messages in the last two seconds:

/MODE #channel +f 4:2

Exemptions

Name Description
flood Allows exempted users to send messages at a higher rate than channel mode f (flood) allows.