The "flashpolicyd" Module (v3)

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

Adobe Flash has been EOL since the end of 2020 and is not supported by modern browsers so you no longer need to provide support for it on your network.


This module allows connection policies to be served to IRC clients that use Adobe Flash.


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

<module name="flashpolicyd">


This module extends the core <bind> tags with the following listener types:

Name Description
flashpolicyd Listens for Adobe Flash policy connections.
Example Usage

Listens for plaintext Adobe Flash policy connections on the endpoint:

<bind address=""


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

Name Type Default Value Description
file Text None If defined then the location of a file which contains Adobe Flash policy XML to use instead of the default.
timeout Duration 5s The duration to timeout Adobe Flash policy connections after.
Example Usage
<flashpolicyd timeout="5s">