znc #3

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advanced modular IRC bouncer

Juju charm ZNC

Author: Patrick Hetu patrick@koumbit.org

Example deployment

First bootstrap your environment:

juju bootstrap

On a diffent terminal starts the log collection with the command:

juju debug-log

Setup your znc user information in myznc.yaml like this:

  nickname: mynick
  username: myusername
  password: mysecretpassword
  channels: "ubuntu ubuntu-beginners"

Then in the first terminal create the services and expose them to the Internet:

juju bootstrap
juju deploy --config myznc.yaml znc
juju expose znc

Accessing your znc control panel should be ready at:


To find out the public address of znc, look for it in the output of the
juju status command.

If you have not set a master password:

To be able to connect to the web interface, you must know your usename
and password. You will found it in the logs collected by the juju debug-log
command. If you need it later, the password is in the /etc/znc/configs/znc.conf
configuration file. You can read it by running this command:

cat /etc/znc/configs/znc.conf

after have logged with ssh in the znc server. The command will show you a
line with the password looking like this:



(string) IRC channels to join in a space-separated format.
(string) [web_only|irc_only] [host or IP] [+]port - Configuration of IPv4 and IPv6 listening port. Use web_only or irc_only, if you don't want port to be universal. Put host/IP before the port with a space between to bind to a specific IP (notice that in this case the listener can't listen on both ipv4 and ipv6). Then goes the port ZNC will listen on. If the port is prepended with a '+' (without space) then ZNC listens using SSL. You can have several listeners in one ZNC. BE CAREFULL: do not left spaces at the end of the string.
(string) Your nick name in the chat
(string) The password to log into the web interface and the IRC bouncer.
(string) The hostname of the remote IRC server.
(string) The port of the remove IRC server.
(string) The username to log into the web interface and the IRC bouncer.