The NIF has an IRC channel named #NIF. If you click on Imperial Holonet in the
Communications Centre, you will enter this chat channel. This is a basic overview on how
to use the #NIF irc channel. You can also install an Instant Messenger client program
such as Trillian or mIRC if you wish to access more functions in the chat.
NOTE THAT THE NIF CHAT CHANNEL IS PASSWORD PROTECTED. THE PASSWORD IS:nif Read below for instructions on how to enter the password in Trillian.How to set up Trillian.
Starting up with the webclient
Click on Holonet.
Enter a nickname to enter the chat.
Register your nickname (recommended for moderators):
/msg nickserv REGISTER password emailaddress
Identify your registered nickname at login:
/msg nickserv IDENTIFY pass
Change your password (only needed for registered nicknames):
/msg nickserv SET PASSWORD newpassword
Whisper (private message) while in main chat:
Start private chat:
Leave away message (use /away again to rejoin):
/msg NickServ HELP
/msg ChanServ HELP
/msg BotServ HELP
/msg MemoServ HELP
Kicks someone out of the channel:
/kick #NIF nickname (state reason if you like here)
/msg ChanServ KICK #NIF nickname
Ban someone from the channel:
/ban #NIF nickname (state reason if you like here)
/msg ChanServ BAN #NIF nickname
Make sure they don't come back:
/msg ChanServ AKICK #NIF ADD [reason]
MASK in this case is the user information you can get via a /WHOIS nickname command.
For example: /cs AKICK #nif ADD linkdraco@*
/msg ChanServ UNBAN #NIF nickname
Connection reset by peer:
This means the server you connected through has sent a "ping"
to check if you are still connected. If it gets no response, you are kicked off.