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The "nonicks" Module

Description

This module adds channel mode N (nonick) which prevents users from changing their nickname whilst in the channel.

Configuration

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

<module name="m_nonicks.so">

<nonicks>

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

Name Type Default Value Description
operoverride Boolean No Whether server operators can change their nicknames regardless of channel mode N (nonick) being set.
Example Usage
<nonicks operoverride="yes">

Channel Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
nonick N Switch None Prevents users from changing their nickname whilst in the channel.

Extended Bans

Character Type Ban Syntax Description
N Acting N:<mask> Bans privileged users matching <mask> from changing their nickname whilst in the channel.

Example Usage

Bans privileged users matching *!*@example.com from changing their nickname whilst in the channel.

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