Since we see so many users come and go every day, we made a list of the most frequently-asked questions.
A user mask looks like: nickname!ident@[ip]/[host]
The Ban command is:
/mode #channel +b [mask] or if you're using mIRC, you may use:
/ban #channel [mask]
If you want to set a ban thru X, the syntax is:
/msg X ban <#channel> <nick|*!*user@*.host> [duration] [level] [reason]</nick|*!*user@*.host>
To ban a nickname, use a mask like this:
To ban an ident, use a mask like this:
To ban an ip/host, use a mask like this:
Remark: * replaces any number of characters, ? replaces a single character.
I want to ban all users having IP address starting with 81 in achannel.
You have to place a ban on mask:
I want to ban all users having IP address ending with 121 in a channel.
The ban has to be placed on mask:
I want to ban all users having their nickname starting with "Alice" in a channel.
I want to ban all users who are not idented [having "~" in front of their ident] in a channel.
Ban mask is:
I want to ban all users having their identds starting with two random characters in a channel. e.g.: Alice!~
Place ban on mask:
I want to ban all persons having in their hosts "adsl" in a channel. e.g.: email@example.com.
Set ban on mask:
NOTE Above examples are just for information, and some of them may ban a wide range of users use them carefully.