The goal of this project was to deploy, configure, and maintain my own IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network. The initial setup utilized the uircd IRC daemon and gnuworld IRC services. However, after some time, the decision was made to switch to the inspircd IRC daemon and anope IRC services for improved functionality and stability.
The deployment process involved setting up a server with a Linux operating system, installing the necessary software, and configuring the network settings. This included configuring the inspircd daemon and anope services, as well as setting up user authentication and channel management.
The configuration process involved customizing various settings to fit the specific needs of the network. This included configuring user privileges, setting up channel modes, and creating customized scripts to automate certain tasks.
Maintenance of the network included monitoring the server for any issues, troubleshooting and resolving any problems that arose, and making regular updates to the software to ensure optimal performance. Additionally, regular backups were taken to ensure that the network could be quickly restored in case of a disaster.
Overall, this project allowed for the successful deployment, configuration, and maintenance of a stable and functional IRC network utilizing the inspircd daemon and anope services.
Technologies: Linux, uircd, GNUWorld, inspIRCD, Anope, TCL.
Start Date: February 2005
End Date: December 2016
Repository: Project does not require a repository but each tech has its own repo if needed.