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Looking for services
Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 10:52 pm
Hey is there any services for unrealircd around that work on windows and when each user registers on nickserv it makes a txt file or something for the user with the password in it????
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 1:03 am
I've never heard of irc services that use text files
I wouldn't recommend that
All that I've heard of use databases, whether it be a file or a RDBMS
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:10 am
Most services reply with the password and a sensible admin makes sure he can use getpass should they forget . I use IRCservices which work on windows just fine . Link to IRCServices
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:32 am
Looking at the very first topic is always a nice idea.
Moogey, most use files of some description - ircservices and anope use binary files (ie: text stored with the length of the text encoded at the start, etc), atheme uses text databases.. all sorts of stuff.
I tend to only like the idea of plaintext passwords under *very* limited conditions, and generally not at all. No SENDPASS/GETPASS, sure - but you can work in replacements like SET PASS by an admin, or things like that.
Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2005 9:48 am
im looking for a service that can be used on windows using unreal ircd and when a user registers on nickserv it creates a file wiht there password encrypted into MD5 does anyone know any that do it?
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2005 5:53 am
No. You could have a play with anope's SQL option though.
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2005 11:39 pm
IRCSerives has an encrypt option that will encrypt the password before saviong it to it's DB
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 6:24 am
Yeah, DNB - but they are written to one (not-easily-parsable) database file - not to mention the disaster that could happen should Services try and update while your app was mucking about with the file.