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 "sqlite3" Module

This module depends on a third-party library (SQLite) and must be manually enabled at compile time.

Once you have installed the dependency you can enable this module using the following command:

./configure --enable-extras m_sqlite3.cpp


This module provides the ability for SQL modules to query a SQLite 3 database.


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

<module name="">


The <database> tag defines a SQLite 3 database to connect to. This tag can be defined as many times as required.

Name Type Default Value Description
module Text None Required! This MUST be set to "sqlite" to connect to a SQLite 3 database.
id Text None Required! The name that SQL-using modules can refer to this <database> tag using.
hostname Text None Required! The path to where the SQLite database is stored.
Example Usage
<database module="sqlite"