NickServ allows you to register a nickname and prevent others from using it. The following commands allow for registration and maintenance of nicknames; to use them, type
/msg NickServ command.
For more information on a specific command, type
/msg NickServ HELP command.
ACCESS Modify the list of authorized addresses AJOIN Manage your auto join list ALIST List channels you have access on CERT Modify the nickname client certificate list CONFIRM Confirm a passcode DROP Cancel the registration of a nickname GHOST Regains control of your nick GLIST Lists all nicknames in your group GROUP Join a group HELP Displays this list and give information about commands IDENTIFY Identify yourself with your password INFO Displays information about a given nickname LIST List all registered nicknames that match a given pattern LOGOUT Reverses the effect of the IDENTIFY command RECOVER Regains control of your nick REGISTER Register a nickname RELEASE Regains control of your nick RESEND Resend registration confirmation email RESETPASS Helps you reset lost passwords SET Set options, including kill protection STATUS Returns the owner status of the given nickname UNGROUP Remove a nick from a group UPDATE Updates your current status, i.e. it checks for new memos
Accounts that are not used anymore are subject to the automatic expiration, i.e. they will be deleted after 365 days if not used.