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

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

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

End Function

Private Sub Form_Load()

wskIRC.RemoteHost = ""
wskIRC.RemotePort = 6667
addLog "Connecting to " & wskIRC.RemoteHost & " port " & wskIRC.RemotePort & "..."

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

also, 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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