The "chanfilter" Module


This module adds channel mode g (filter) which allows channel operators to define glob patterns for inappropriate phrases that are not allowed to be used in the channel.


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

<module name="chanfilter">


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

Name Type Default Value Description
hidemask Boolean No Whether users can see the inappropriate phrase that their message matched.
notifyuser Boolean Yes Whether to notify users when they have matched a filter.
maxlen Number 35 The maximum length of a parameter for channel mode g (filter).
Example Usage
<chanfilter hidemask="no"

Channel Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
filter g List <glob> Prevents users from sending messages that match <glob>.

Example Usage

Prevents users from saying the phrase "fluffy capybara":

/MODE #channel +g *fluffy?capybara*


Name Description
filter Allows exempted users to send messages that contain censored phrases.

Special Notes

If you want to link against InspIRCd v2 servers you must not change <chanfilter:maxlen> from the default.

Due to limitations of the IRC protocol filters containing spaces can not be added.