Installing InspIRCd 3 using the Windows package

An official package for Windows is maintained by the InspIRCd Team. You can download this from the releases page.

What systems are supported by this package?

This package can be installed on all x86-64 systems running Windows 8 or newer.

How do I install this package?

First, download the package installer. If you have access to a PowerShell terminal you can do this using:

# Replace the URL here with the URL you obtained from the releases page.
(New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile("[VERSION]/InspIRCd-[VERSION].exe", "InspIRCd-[VERSION].exe")

Once the package installer has downloaded you can either double click it to install or run the following command:

# Replace the filename here with the name of the file you obtained from the releases page.
Start-Process ".\InspIRCd-[VERSION].exe"

Where does this package store important files?

By default the package is installed to C:\Program Files\InspIRCd. All paths listed below are relative to this base directory.

Configuration files are stored in .\conf.

Data files are stored in .\data.

Log files are stored in .\logs.