SASL login

SASL stands for Simple Authentication and Security Layer, and it is a standard (not just for IRC!) way of securely authenticating your identity to a server.

AfterNET servers support SASL login, and is the recommended way of connecting.

There are different types of SASL available, here are the settings you should use to connect to AfterNET:

  • Login Method: SASL Username + Password
  • Username: Your authserv account name
  • Password: Your authserv password

Once configured, connecting this way has the benefit of bypassing extra connection-time security checks, and ensures your identity is configured before you join any channels.

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