IRC

Whatbox has a general purpose IRC channel that can be used for questions, concerns and chat. Please use your Whatbox nick name, so that we can assist you more easily. If you have asked a question and not received support, please open a support ticket.

Server irc.whatbox.ca
Port 6697 or 7000
TLS / SSL Yes
Channel #whatbox

You can join either with an IRC client installed on your computer, or with a web client.

Port 6667 is also available for clients that do not support TLS, but it is not recommended.

Using Mibbit

The quickest and easiest way to join may be to use Mibbit, a web based client.

Chat with Mibbit

Using a Client

The first step is to install an IRC client such as HexChat, mIRC, or Colloquy. Use the interface provided with the client to add the server, or use these standard commands:

HexChat, mIRC, Textual

/server irc.whatbox.ca +6697
/join #whatbox

Chatzilla

/sslserver irc.whatbox.ca 6697
/join #whatbox

KVIrc

/server -s irc.whatbox.ca 6697
/join #whatbox

irssi

/server -ssl -ssl_verify irc.whatbox.ca 6697
/join #whatbox

Skynet

Our IRC bot, Skynet, has several available commands. Learn more about them here.

Rules

In general, don't be rude. Do not discuss trackers or warez. Don't ask to ask a question; just ask your question.