Requirements to Link V1.0 as of 2nd of June 2017
Your server CANNOT be:
A home server with any kind of connection, no matter how good you think your hardware or connectivity is
Hosted with DMEHosting/Blazingfast.io/Amazon or FDCServers (this is due to unreliable service, poor performance, unreliable customer support, or otherwise poor reputation)
Linked to another network at the same time
Running Windows or OS X – we only accept Linux, OpenBSD, or FreeBSD
Software such as Cygwin or Ubuntu On Windows is NOT considered Linux and thus will not be considered
Shell Accounts are not accepted
Your Server must be:
The server must be hosted at a datacenter.
VPS Or Dedicated Server, OpenVZ is acceptable, KVM, Xen, long as it’s stable
You must have full root access to the server and you must be able to follow requests to install software components during initial link setup
You must be capable of doing basic server administration tasks on your own
Now let’s get to the fun stuff the specs 😀
Your server must meet the following hardware and network connectivity requirements:
Minimum Server Requirements.
Must run a unix-like OS, e.g. Linux or BSD
At least 1 GHz CPU
At least 256 MB of RAM (512MB+ is recommended)
One IPv4 address that can be dedicated to the IRC network
At least 500 client connections (default is 1024 for all servers) however 500 is acceptable
Ports 6660-6669, (Normal Connections) 6697,(SSL Connection)
Additional ports for server links must be allowed from certain IPs
Time synchronized via ntpd
Hosted with a provider that allows IRC.
Disk size 20 GB or greater
Have a registered nick on our network
Have root access to the server to make any necessary system-level changes
You must speak English relatively fluently, and any IRC operators you bring with you must also speak English.
Your server name must use our domain name (.US/UK/EU.DragonIRC.com etc), we will not accept other domains. No exceptions.
Follow the Code of Conduct and user agreements
One last thing we don’t say this is a must however DDOS Protection is always welcomed when it comes to IRC
Final and last thing, you allow us to add the server to our Status network page located https://status.dragonirc.com/ for future monitoring on downtime and uptime
Join #HelpDesk to request the email address so we know you’re serious, this is to prevent spam going to our Addresses that is why we don’t post it on our website
Once done that please Send The Complete Application Form Filled out and you will be contacted back within 7 days
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