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I'm searching for a command like /names but on the whole server. Is this possible ?

And after that, is it possible to know on which channels is connected a user ?

Thank you!

  • How is /names incorrect? The wikipedia page seems to indicate doing /names without any parameters will list all users on the server organized by channel. – Adam Aug 27 '14 at 21:27
  • What client? What server are you connecting to? Do you mean all the rooms on the server too? – Canadian Luke Aug 27 '14 at 21:28
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You can use NAMES but just omit the <channel> and <server> variables to get all users.

From NAMES Wikipedia:

Returns a list of who is on the comma-separated list of <channels>, by channel name. If <channels> is omitted, all users are shown, grouped by channel name with all users who are not on a channel being shown as part of channel "*". If <server> is specified, the command is sent to <server> for evaluation.

You can use the WHOIS <nick> command to get information about a specific user.

/WHOIS buddy
*** buddy is abcd@dialup-6.provider.com (Think different.)
*** on channels: @#demo #test123
*** on irc via server irc.psinet.com (PSI Net EFNet IRC Server)

This will show you what public channels a user is on, but not what secret channels they may also be connected to.

Note, however, that NAMES will not show users that have the +i ("invisible") mode set on themselves, unless you're also in a channel together with them. Since most networks set +i by default, a global NAMES will usually show only a few people who have manually set -i – not everyone on the network.

Also, on some networks, in particular the freenode IRC network, the channel list in WHOIS is affected by this mode as well.

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Not sure if this works on other irc servers but on an inspircd server you could do

/stats L

You'd probably need to be a server admin (oper) to be allowed to use this command though.

More information:

https://wiki.inspircd.org/Commands

/STATS [symbol] {server}

Shows various server statistics. Depending on configuration this command may be reserved for oper-only use. Note that all /STATS use is broadcast to online IRC operators. If a server parameter is given, the stats output fromthe servername you provide is returned instead of that of the local server.

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