NickServ Help

Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Parts of this are modified Atheme help Common tasks Making An Account To make an account, use the NickServ REGISTER command. This will register your current nickname with NickServ. This will allow you to assert some form of identity on the network and to be added to access lists. Furthermore, NickServ will warn users using your nick without identifying and allow you to kill ghosts. The password is a case-sensitive password that you make up.

BNC Help

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

PonyChat offers its users a hosted connection bouncer (BNC) for people that want to stay connected even if their computer is not. Any registered user may use this service. Terms of the BNC Do not use the BNC to evade channel bans Do not use the BNC to violate any network rules Do not use the BNC to connect to any other IRC network than PonyChat Usage Sign up for a NickServ account Connect to bnc.ponychat.net on SSL port 6697 with a password formatted like this: nickservusername:nickservpassword.

HostServ Help

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Basic Requesting Please be sure to read the below vhost policy before requesting a vhost. To request a vhost, type in the following: /msg HostServ REQUEST vhost.goes.here where vhost.goes.here is the vhost you want to request. The Vhost Policy All vhosts must contain at least one letter or character. No vhost may be a valid domain name that is not owned by the person requesting it. For example if you own foo.com, you can request it to be your vhost after proving it (see below).

ChanServ Help

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Parts of this are modified Atheme help Common Tasks Registering a Channel To register a channel, if you have ops, use the ChanServ REGISTER command. Registration allows you to maintain a channel access list and other functions that are normally provided by IRC bots. Syntax: REGISTER <#channel> Examples /msg ChanServ REGISTER #lobby By default on ShadowNET, registering a channel does not give you denoted founder or admin mode. To set this please use flags +q for founder or +a for admin.

Channel Modes

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Here you will find the various channel modes we offer on Ponychat. Note: The modes with a lighter color are only available to the network staff. Modes Without Parameters Mode Description +nNo external messages. Only channel members may talk in the channel. +tOps Topic. Only opped (+o) users may set the topic. +sSecret. Channel will not be shown in /whois and /list etc. +pPrivate. Disables /knock to the channel. +mModerated. Only opped/voiced users may talk in channel.

User Modes

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Here you will find the various user modes we offer on Ponychat. Note: The modes with a lighter color are only available to the network staff. Mode Description +oDesignates that this client is an IRC Operator. Use the /oper command to attain this. +iDesignates this client 'invisible'. +g"caller id" mode only allow accept clients to message you. +wCan see oper wallops. +xHas a cloaked host. +BMarks you as a bot in /whois.

Webchat Troubleshooting

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

PonyChat offers a webchat client using LightIRC. For most people this will work fine. This page will help address the most common issues with LightIRC. LightIRC Shows “Get Flash Player” LightIRC uses Flash to make a direct connection from your machine to PonyChat’s servers. A common issue is it showing “Get Flash Player” and will look something like this: There are two fixes to this: Install Adobe Flash Player Use KiwiIRC or Mibbit Install Adobe Flash Player Click on the “get flash player” image.

Tor Access

Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Our Tor gateway is back! It is now connected to an internal hub server directly and now changes your vhost to reflect that you are using the Tor service. For now the address for the hidden service is dkkip7bcgrmjr2hg.onion. Usage in Weechat Thanks much to the anonymous user who wrote this guide, which I adapted into this tutorial. Depending on what distribution of Linux you run, the process for installing Tor will vary.