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(05-01-2017, 10:45 AM)josuah Wrote:
(03-01-2017, 07:26 PM)xero Wrote: SSL IS NOW REQUIRED FOR UNIX.CHAT! USE PORT 6697

For all those ii wrappers scripts, there is a SSL patch for ii:


You can also use stunnel if you don't feel like patching.
Anyone else still having issues trying to connect? I'm getting connection refused even on 6697.
I'm not getting a connection either. Not sure if it's a problem with the vpn, but I can connect to my bouncer...
I have no problem logging in.
No problems here. SSL only is enabled though:

telnet> open 6667
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
telnet> open 6697
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
telnet> close
Connection closed.
telnet> quit
connecting is fine but now I get

Cannot join channel (+k)

Edit: Now it's ok again.
Hey, I'm getting kicked off when I try to join:

13:56 Looking up
13:56 Connecting to [] port 6697
13:56 Certificate Chain:
13:56 Subject: CN:
13:56 Issuer: C: US, O: Let's Encrypt, CN: Let's Encrypt Authority X3
13:56 Subject: C: US, O: Let's Encrypt, CN: Let's Encrypt Authority X3
13:56 Issuer: O: Digital Signature Trust Co., CN: DST Root CA X3
13:56 Protocol: TLSv1.2 (256 bit, ECDHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384)
13:56 EDH Key: 570 bit ECDH: sect571r1
13:56 Public Key: 4096 bit RSA, valid from Dec 6 00:53:00 2016 GMT to Mar 6 00:53:00 2017 GMT
13:56 Public Key Fingerprint: 85:EB:D1:4A:06:4E:92:75:04:E1:BC:7B:50:56:6C:55:18:81:05:18:9D:3A:D4:9A:D1:ED:B1:3A:89:28:70:75
13:56 Certificate Fingerprint: 61:7A:D8:99:31:02:84:BF:63:2C:F3:2F:BA:1A:E9:15:AF:84:E6:11:6A:6A:1A:58:4B:F9:31:65:73:86:ED:63
13:56 Connection to established
13:56 (*** Looking up your hostname...
13:56 (*** Checking ident...
13:56 (*** Couldn't resolve your hostname; using your IP address instead
13:56 (*** No ident response; username prefixed with ~
13:56 IRC (; requested CTCP VERSION from mpcsh:
13:56 (*** You are banned from (you look like a bot. be sure to fill in your nick/ident/realname
properly.). Email for more information.
13:56 ERROR Closing Link: mpcsh[XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX] (User is banned (you look like a bot. be sure to fill in your
nick/ident/realname properly.))
13:56 Connection lost to

What's going on?
Stop being a bot.

I've added one of your hosts for exemption from the antirandom mechanism.

However, you appear to be trying to connect from several different IPs.

I'm willing to add another host, but you can also just change your ident or realname to avoid this.

Edit: That goes for anyone else that gets caught by this. Send me a host for the exemption or change your ident/realname to something that looks less random.

Thanks for that, but it still doesn't seem to be working. I'm on a university network with many internal subnets, so that's why you're seeing many IPs (one when I'm home, one when I'm in the CS building, etc, etc). My nick, ident, and realname are all set to "mpcsh" - is that problematic?

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