How do I IDENTIFY myself with NickServ?

Identifying yourself with NickServ You’ll need to log in to your account each time you connect to IRC4Fun. The simplest, and most efficient, way to do this is to configure SASL, if your client supports it. If not, you can supply your login details, in the form <account>:<password>, as a server password and they will be forwarded to NickServ when you finish connecting. For example: /connect irc.IRC4Fun.net 6667 YourNick:YourPassword If you are already connected to the network and do not wish to reconnect to log in, you can manually identify: /msg NickServ IDENTIFY YourNick YourPassword You can manually identify using a secure alias (shortcut): /NS IDENTIFY YourNick YourPassword Certificate Fingerprints If you connect to IRC4Fun using SSL and have your irc client setup with a TLS certificate, you can have…
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Configuring Textual for SASL

Configuring Textual for SASL To set up a new server with SASL: Go to the Server menu and select Add Server Set up IRC4Fun as you would normally, with the hostname irc.irc4fun.net Go to the Identity tab Fill in your nickname, then put your NickServ account name in the Username field and your NickServ password in the Personal Password field Save and connect For an existing server: Go to the Server menu and select Server Properties Go to the Identity tab Fill in your nickname, then put your NickServ account name in the Username field and your NickServ password in the Personal Password field Save and reconnect
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Configuring WeeChat for SASL

Configuring WeeChat for SASL Here’s a simple guide for password-based authentication, based on the WeeChat quick-start guide. If you haven’t already set up your connection to IRC4Fun, use this command: /server add irc4fun irc.irc4fun.net/6697 -ssl If you have already set up a connection to IRC4Fun, or if that command fails with a message like irc: server "irc4fun" already exists, can't add it!, then use these commands to ensure that SSL/TLS is enabled for your connection: /set irc.server.irc4fun.addresses "irc.irc4fun.net/6697" /set irc.server.irc4fun.ssl on Now, configure SASL: /set irc.server.irc4fun.sasl_mechanism PLAIN /set irc.server.irc4fun.sasl_username <nickname> /set irc.server.irc4fun.sasl_password <password> /save It is recommended to store the password as secured data (skip setting passphrase if already set): /secure passphrase <passphrase> /secure set irc4fun_password <password> /set irc.server.irc4fun.sasl_password "${sec.data.libera_password}" For more complete instructions, including non-password-based mechanisms, see the official…
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Configuring Irssi for SASL

Configuring Irssi for SASL The setup for SASL on Irssi differs depending on the version you have (you can find out by running irssi -v in your nearest shell). Irssi 1.2.1 or later Recent Irssi versions include built-in SASL support via /network: /network add -sasl_username <login> -sasl_password <password> -sasl_mechanism PLAIN IRC4Fun /server add -auto -net IRC4Fun -tls -tls_verify irc.irc4fun.net 6697 /save Troubleshooting To check that the setting was correct, run /network and confirm that the IRC4Fun entry looks like this: IRC4Fun: sasl_mechanism: plain, sasl_username: MyNickname, sasl_password: (pass) All three items (mechanism, username, and password) must be set.
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Configuring IRCCloud for SASL

Configuring IRCCloud for SASL Method 1 In the channel list, click the settings cog on the server you want to adjust settings for Click Edit OR Click on the server to open the server panel Click the blue Edit button at the top right. THEN Enter a nick that is grouped to your account in the Nickname field Click advanced options Enter your password in the NickServ Password field Press save Method 2 In the channel list, click the settings cog on the server you want to adjust settings for Click identify Nickname Enter your password in Password for [Nick] Click Set Password and identify
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Configuring mIRC for SASL

Configuring mIRC for SASL mIRC added built-in SASL support in version 7.48, released April 2017. The below instructions were written for version 7.51, released September 2017. Earlier versions of mIRC have unofficial third-party support for SASL, which is not documented here. IRC4Fun strongly recommends using the latest available version of your IRC client so that you are up-to-date with security fixes. In the File menu, click Select Server… In the Connect -> Servers section of the mIRC Options window, select the correct server inside the IRC4Fun folder, then click Edit In the Login Method dropdown, select SASL (/CAP) In the second Password box at the bottom of the window, enter your NickServ username, then a colon, then your NickServ password. For example, MyNickname:MyPassword Click the OK button
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Configuring HexChat for SASL

Configuring HexChat for SASL Please note that at the time of writing, HexChat supports a maximum password length of 85 characters. Open the Network List (Ctrl + S) If the IRC4Fun network exists in the list, then click on Edit and skip ahead to step 5 If it does not yet exist in the list, click Add and type IRC4Fun, then hit enter and click on Edit Replace the string newserver/6667 with irc.irc4fun.net/+6697 In the User name field, enter your primary nick Select SASL (username + password) for the Login method field In the Password field, enter your NickServ password If you are unable to edit the User name field, the change can be made in the User Information section on the Network List window. If everything was configured correctly,…
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