A quick HOWTO guide for nick managment on IRC
How do I register a nick?
/msg NickServ register <password> <email>then follow the instructions received by email
How do I login with my nick?
/msg NickServ identify <pwd>
How do I change my password:
/msg NickServ SETPASS <nick> <code_received_by_email> <pwd>
How do I reclaim my nick? You should contact an admin. The nick can be claimed if not used for some time (see IRC server policies)
§ Using IRC from EMACS
Format of the
authinfo file for IRC credentials:
machine <irc server> port nickserv user <nick> password <pwd>