in addition to ports list official polarhome IRC ports are port forwarded in special way to each server.
Note: These ports are portforwarded to port 6667 on given host and it is not necesserily exit some IRC server.
However users may run their own IRC server and bouncers by using other direct access ports. Non malitious IRC activity is allowd in polarhome.com realm.
Users need shell access to be able to set up and run their own IRC server etc. More information i polarhome policy.
Polarhome IRC server
At irc.polarhome.com has been installed an IRC
server which listens at 6660-6670 ports. This server is, as everything
on polarhome.com absolutely free and without any rules in
order to popularize Unix and linux environment. Even bots are allowed if they are not destructive. It is accessible
from outside or if you have an account on ome polarhome.com host by invoicing
irc your_name hostname.polarhome.com
Polarhome IRC bots
On most of the servers has been instaled one of the most popular irc bot servers: eggdrop
In order to run eggdrop, you will need to have shell access to that polarhome host and please, follow these steps:
IRC bots controlled and implemented with:
___ _ | __| __ _ __ _ __| | _ _ ___ _ __ | _| / _` |/ _` |/ _` || '_|/ _ \| '_ \ |___|\__, |\__, |\__,_||_| \___/| .__/ |___/ |___/ |_| v1.6.xx Copyright (C) 1997 Robey Pointer Copyright (C) 1999, 2000, 2001 Eggheads Development TeamNOTE: Destructive bots will be removed from the system without any warning.
Polarhome IRC proxy
Now days the internet security is one of the hottest topic and the system
administrators paranoic closing all port on the firewall, among others
the standard IRC ports. Here is a simple and easy solution... the IRC proxy.
You can connect on port 8080 and it will connect you to your favorite IRC
The normal scenario should looks like:
__________ ______ ____ _________ / \ ____ \ / \ \\ \ / \ ____\ \ \ \___\ \ \ \ \\ \ \ \ \ \___/ \ \ ____ < \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \___\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \_____ \ \_______/ \ \__\\ \ __\ \ \_______\ \/_______/ \/__/ \/__/ \/_______/ IRC PROXY BNC 2.6.4 (c) 1998-99 by James Seter AKA Pharos on efnet
In addition there is a socks proxy at port 8000 and one ftp proxy on port 8001... without limitations.
proxies are powered by:
SOCKS proxies are not public any more. They had been closed because of heavy remote abuse.
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