Banned: Temporary D-line 4320 min. - (r18/1168) drone (2008/

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Banned: Temporary D-line 4320 min. - (r18/1168) drone (2008/

Postby SilverFreeze » Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:39 am

This occurred when I attempted to connect to efnet...and so far only efnet.
I am just beginning irc programming and decided to try a Visual Basic Irc Bot. Which I was planning to use for channel control and or use to prevent my nick from being stolen.
I am not sure what part of the code caused it to be picked up as a so called drone. I have listedc the code below. It seems pretty simple.
I would like to avoid this from occurring again. This did not occur when I tried it on other networks


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Dim Channel As String
Public Function addLog(Message As String)

txtLog.Text = txtLog & "[" & Time & "]: " & Message & vbCrLf

End Function



Private Sub Form_Load()

wskIRC.RemoteHost = "irc.efnet.net"
wskIRC.RemotePort = 6667
addLog "Connecting to " & wskIRC.RemoteHost & " port " & wskIRC.RemotePort & "..."
wskIRC.Connect

End Sub



Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
Channel = "#testing123"
wskIRC.SendData "JOIN " & Channel & vbCrLf
End Sub

Private Sub wskIRC_Connect()

addLog "Connected!"

Dim Name As String
Dim Random As Integer



Name = "LickitUP"
addLog "Username: " & Name
wskIRC.SendData "NICK " & Name & vbCrLf
wskIRC.SendData "USER Party ALL ALL ALL" & vbCrLf



End Sub

Private Sub wskIRC_DataArrival(ByVal bytesTotal As Long)

Dim Data As String

wskIRC.GetData Data
addLog Data




End Sub
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Re: Banned: Temporary D-line 4320 min. - (r18/1168) drone (2008/

Postby munky » Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:14 pm

you picked data that matches the pattern of a specific type of drone. i would suggest using proper information in the USER line to match RFC

http://www.rfc.net/rfc1459.html#s4.1.3

also, irc.efnet.net is a roundrobin. try specifying an individual server, or log which server it is you actually connected to so you can contact opers on that server to have the ban removed if it happens to be placed again.
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