IRC Modes

IRC Modes


 
/mode User / Channel Description
A User Server Administrator. Marks the user as a server administrator.
A Channel Administrators Only. Unknown.
a User Services Administrator. Marks the user as a services administrator.
a <nickname> Channel Channel Administrator. Prevents users except administrators and owners from kicking him or her.
B User Bot. Marks the user as a bot in /whois.
b <hostmask> Channel Ban. Prevents users matching the hostmask from joining the channel.
C User Co-Administrator. Unknown.
C Channel CTCP Block. Block CTCPs from being sent to the channel.
c User Connection Notices. Allows the IRC operator to receive a notice for each client that connects or disconnects from the local server.
c Channel Colour Block. Rejects any lines that contain colour codes.
d User Deaf. Prevents the server from sending the user any channel text.
e <hostmask> Channel Exemption. Allows users that match the hostmask to join the channel even if he or she is banned.
f User Flood Notices. Allows the IRC operator to receive a notice every time someone quits the local server due to excess flood.
f [*]<lines>:<seconds> Channel Flood. Specifies that the server should kick users that say more than so many lines in so many seconds from the channel. Using the optional asterisk means that the user should be banned in addition to kicked.
G User G-Filter. Censors swear words that are sent to the user in the channel or elsewhere.
G Channel G-Rated. Censors swear words that are said in the channel.
g User Network Globals. Allows the irc operator to see and use /globops and /chatops.
H User Hide IRC Operator Status. Hides the IRC operator line in /whois.
h User Help Operator. Marks the user as available to help users. Depending on the IRCd, also allows the operator to see /helpop notices.
h <nickname> Channel Half Operator. Marks the user as a half channel operator.
i User Invisible. Prevents the user from showing up in /names and /who output.
i Channel Invitation Only. Prevents anyone from joining the channel without an invitation.
K Channel Knock Block. Prevents users from using /knock on the channel.
k User Kill Notices. Allows the user to see when a user is killed from the local server.
k <key> Channel Keyed. Prevents everyone who does not know the key (password) from joining the channel.
L <channel> Channel Overflow. Specifies which channel users should be sent to when the channel reaches its limit (+l).
l <users> Channel Limit. Restricts the size of the channel. After so many users are in the channel, no more can join until one leaves.
M Channel Moderate Unregistered Users. Doesn't allow unregistered users (-r) to talk in the channel.
m Channel Moderated. Marks the channel as moderated. Members of the channel who do not have channel privilege (+v, +h, +o, etc) can not speak in the channel.
N User Network Administrator. Prevents the user from being killed by anyone except services and protected (+p) users.
N Channel Nickname Block. Prevents users in the channel from changing nicknames.
n Channel No External Messages. Prevents users who have not joined the channel from talking in it without joining, first.
O User Local IRC Operator. Marks the user as a local IRC operator.
O Channel Operators Only. Only allows IRC operators to join the channel.
o User Global IRC Operator. Marks the user as a global IRCop
o <nickname> Channel Operator. Marks the user as a channel operator.
p User Hidden Channels. Hides the channels from the user's /whois.
p Channel Private. Hides the channel from /whois.
Q Channel Kick Block. Only allows services to kick users from the channel.
q User Kick Block. Only allows services to kick you from a channel.
q <nickname> Channel Owner. Marks the user as channel owner.
R User Registered Messages Only. Blocks messages and notices from unregistered (-r) users.
R Channel Registered Users Only. Prevents users who have not identified with services from joining the channel.
r User Registered. Marks the user as having identified with services.
r Channel Registered. Marks the channel as registered with services.
S User Services Client. Prevents the user from being kicked, deoped, dehalfoped, devoiced, ans killed. Also hides the channel list from /whois.
S Channel Strip Colours. Strips colours from text in the channel.
s User Server Notices. Allows the user to see local server notices.
s Channel Secret. Hides the channel from /whois and /list.
T User CTCP Block. Blocks CTCPs from getting to the user.
T Channel Notice Block. Doesn't allow users to send notices to the channel.
t User V-Host. Signifies that the user is using a /vhost.
t Channel Only Operators Set Topic. Prevents users who are not channel operators from changing the channel topic.
u Channel Auditorium. Makes /names and /who only show channel operators to regular users, and show everyone to channel operators.
V User WebTV. Marks the user as a WebTV user.
V Channel Invitation Block. Prevents users from inviting anyone into the channel.
v User Infected DCC Notices. Unknown.
v Channel Voice. Allows the user to speak in a moderated channel.
W User Whois Notification. Allows the IRC operator to see when users /whois him or her.
w User Wallops. Lets the user view wallops when they are sent by IRC operators. This is restricted to server wallops in Hybrid
x User Masked Hostname. Hides the user's hostname or IP address from other users.
z User Secure User. Marks the user as connected via SSL.
z Channel Secure Users Only. Only allows secure (SSL) users join.