Help: connect

Syntax

CONNECT [-4 | -6] [-tls] [-tls_cert <cert>] [-tls_pkey <pkey>] [-tls_pass <password>] [-tls_verify] [-tls_cafile <cafile>] [-tls_capath <capath>] [-tls_ciphers <list>] [-tls_pinned_cert <fingerprint>] [-tls_pinned_pubkey <fingerprint>] [-!] [-noautosendcmd] [-noproxy] [-network <network>] [-host <hostname>] [-rawlog <file>] <address>|<chatnet> [<port> [<password> [<nick>]]]

Parameters

-4: Connects using IPv4.
-6: Connects using IPv6.
-tls: Connects using TLS encryption.
-tls_cert: The TLS client certificate file.
-tls_pkey: The TLS client private key, if not included in the certificate file.
-tls_pass: The password for the TLS client private key or certificate.
-tls_verify: Verifies the TLS certificate of the server.
-tls_cafile: The file with the list of CA certificates.
-tls_capath: The directory which contains the CA certificates.
-tls_ciphers: TLS cipher suite preference lists.
-tls_pinned_cert: Pinned x509 certificate fingerprint.
-tls_pinned_pubkey: Pinned public key fingerprint.
-noproxy: Ignores the global proxy configuration.
-network: The network this connection belongs to.
-host: The hostname you would like to connect from.
-rawlog: Immediately open rawlog after connecting.
-!: Doesn’t autojoin channels.
-noautosendcmd: Doesn’t execute autosendcmd.

A network or server to connect to; you can optionally specify a custom port, password and nickname.

Description

Opens a new connection to the specified network or server; existing connections are kept.

Examples

/CONNECT Freenode
/CONNECT -6 Freenode
/CONNECT -4 -! -host staff.irssi.org -network Freenode orwell.freenode.net
/CONNECT irc.irssi.org 6667 WzerT8zq mike

See also

DISCONNECT, RMRECONNS, SERVER