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 "testnet" Module

This module has been deprecated and will be removed in the next major version of InspIRCd.


This module provides facilities for developer testing of InspIRCd modules.


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

<module name="">

This module requires no other configuration.


Name Parameter Count Syntax Description
TEST 2 check
flood [<lines>]
freeze [<penalty>]
Runs the test specified by the user.

Example Usage

Checks that all modules are hooked to their event handlers correctly:

/TEST check

Floods the requesting user with 400 lines of text:

/TEST flood 400

Adds 2000 millicommands of penalty to the requesting user:

/TEST freeze 2000

Special Notes

To ensure that this testing module is not accidentally loaded on a production server your server hostname must contain ".test" to load this module.