InspIRCd v2 is coming to the end of its lifetime!

Fixes for security vulnerabilities will be provided until 2021-01-01 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 "restrictchans" Module


This module prevents users who are not server operators from creating new channels.


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

<module name="">


The <allowchannel> tag defines a channel which may be created by non-server operators. This tag can be defined as many times as required.

Name Type Default Value Description
name Text None Required! The name of a channel which can be created by non-server operators.
Example Usage

Allows non-server operators to create the #guests channel:

<allowchannel name="#guests">