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wkitty42 [Installation] code tags around conf lines for readability
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 (3) Edit your ircd.conf and include a C/N line pair for connecting to '​vert.synchro.net'​. ​ These should be commented out in the stock ircd.conf, and will look like this: (3) Edit your ircd.conf and include a C/N line pair for connecting to '​vert.synchro.net'​. ​ These should be commented out in the stock ircd.conf, and will look like this:
  
 +<​code>​
 #​C:​vert.synchro.net:​QWK_PASSWORD:​*.synchro.net:​6667:​30 #​C:​vert.synchro.net:​QWK_PASSWORD:​*.synchro.net:​6667:​30
 #​N:​vert.synchro.net:​*:​*.synchro.net::​30 #​N:​vert.synchro.net:​*:​*.synchro.net::​30
 +</​code>​
  
 Remove the '#'​ from each line, and replace '​QWK_PASSWORD'​ with the password you were assigned (or selected) when registering for a QWK-ID. ​ The ircd.conf contains a description of what each of the lines (and fields) mean. It is very important that you leave the asterisks as they are, especially on the N:​Line. ​ This is because the server you're connecting to may be randomly Remove the '#'​ from each line, and replace '​QWK_PASSWORD'​ with the password you were assigned (or selected) when registering for a QWK-ID. ​ The ircd.conf contains a description of what each of the lines (and fields) mean. It is very important that you leave the asterisks as they are, especially on the N:​Line. ​ This is because the server you're connecting to may be randomly
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 (4) Restart your BBS (or, if you know how to become an IRC operator, simply use the /REHASH command), and you should see a message similar to the following in your Synchronet console: (4) Restart your BBS (or, if you know how to become an IRC operator, simply use the /REHASH command), and you should see a message similar to the following in your Synchronet console:
  
 +<​code>​
 srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Auto-connecting to rrx.synchro.net srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Auto-connecting to rrx.synchro.net
 srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Connected! ​ Sending info... srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Connected! ​ Sending info...
 srvc 0008 IRC 0018 Accepted new connection: 154.5.119.21 port 6667 srvc 0008 IRC 0018 Accepted new connection: 154.5.119.21 port 6667
 srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Link with rrx.synchro.net established,​ states: TS srvc 0008 IRC Routing: Link with rrx.synchro.net established,​ states: TS
 +</​code>​
  
 If you see any messages in regards to "​Server not configured"​ or "​Connection reset by peer", it's highly likely that you've mistyped your QWK password into the C:Line in your ircd.conf. ​ Double-check to make sure that the password is correct, and that you haven'​t otherwise malformed the C/N line pair.  In particular, make sure all the asterisks (as per the default) are where they should be. If you see any messages in regards to "​Server not configured"​ or "​Connection reset by peer", it's highly likely that you've mistyped your QWK password into the C:Line in your ircd.conf. ​ Double-check to make sure that the password is correct, and that you haven'​t otherwise malformed the C/N line pair.  In particular, make sure all the asterisks (as per the default) are where they should be.
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     would execute the command like this: '/OPER Sysop <​syspass>'​.     would execute the command like this: '/OPER Sysop <​syspass>'​.
     Also check out the O:Line section in ircd.conf.     Also check out the O:Line section in ircd.conf.
 +
 + Q: My ipv6 O:Line isn't working even if I surround the address with
 +    ​square brackets.
 +        ​
 + A: You need to enclose the whole netmask within the square brackets. Do
 +    ​include leading zeros in the netmask. It should match your /whois netmask.
 +    For example:
 +    ​[~jsmith@2001:​440:​1fff:​b0:​99d2:​3cde:​43e7:​c96]
  
  Q: I've been forced off of the server with a "​Terminated."​ message.  Q: I've been forced off of the server with a "​Terminated."​ message.
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     ​theory (especially as it relates to IRC3 proposals,) or general     ​theory (especially as it relates to IRC3 proposals,) or general
     ​banter among long-standing IRC users.     ​banter among long-standing IRC users.
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