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.

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

The "nokicks" Module

Description

This module adds channel mode Q (nokick) which prevents privileged users from using the /KICK command.

Configuration

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

<module name="m_nokicks.so">

This module requires no other configuration.

Channel Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
nokick Q Switch None Prevents privileged users from using the /KICK command.

Extended Bans

Character Type Ban Syntax Description
Q Acting Q:<mask> Bans privileged users matching <mask> from using the /KICK command.

Example Usage

Bans privileged users matching *!*@example.com from using the /KICK command:

/MODE #channel +b Q:*!*@example.com

Special Notes

You should consider using the mlock module and the mode locking feature of your IRC services to prevent privileged users from evading this mode by unsetting it.