InspIRCd v4 is still early in development!

If you use this branch you may experience crashes, weird behaviour, and unannounced breaking changes.

You probably want to use InspIRCd v3 instead.

The "channames" Module (v4)


This module allows the server administrator to define what characters are allowed in channel names.


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

<module name="channames">


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

Name Type Default Value Description
allowrange No. Range None The character ranges to allow in a channel name. This overrides denyrange if they overlap.
denyrange No. Range None The character ranges to disallow in a channel name.
Example Usage

Bans characters other than letters, numbers, #, -, and ..

<channames allowrange="35,45-46"

Special Notes

The following characters have special meaning in the IRC protocol and will never be allowed in a channel name: