SSL in irssi

After getting IPv6 working,I also wanted to move all my IRC connections over to SSL, because I think you should use secure protocols wherever possible. The easiest way to do this is to edit the ~/.irssi/config file – here’s an example for OFTC:

 address = "";
 chatnet = "OFTC";
 port = "6697";
 use_ssl = 'yes';
 ssl_verify = 'yes';

Sadly, there doesn’t appear to be a way to tell irssi to always use SSL, instead you have to enable it for each server entry.


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