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 "silence" Module


This module adds the /SILENCE command which allows users to ignore other users on server-side.


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

<module name="">


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

Name Type Default Value Description
maxentries Number 32 The maximum number of entries that can be on a /SILENCE list.

Example Usage

<silence maxentries="32">


Name Parameter Count Syntax Description
SILENCE 1-2 [(+|-)<mask> [<flags>]] Allows users to add users to their /SILENCE list, remove users from their /SILENCE list, and list users on their /SILENCE list.

The flags in the second parameter should be set to one of the following values:

Flag Description
* Enables the cinpt flags.
a Enables the cinpt flags.
c Applies to channel PRIVMSG messages.
i Applies to invites.
n Applies to private NOTICE messages
p Applies to private PRIVMSG messages.
t Applies to channel NOTICE messages.
x The entry is an exception.

Example Usage

Adds a /SILENCE entry which blocks all possible messages from users matching *!*

/SILENCE *!* *

Removes a /SILENCE entry which blocked private NOTICE and PRIVMSG messages from users matching *!*


View all entries on the /SILENCE list: