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Wiki > Skynet Commands

Skynet is our dutiful IRC bot with a bunch of useful commands. Instructions for how to join our IRC channel are available here.


In order to keep our channels free from spam, we prefer you send commands as a private message to Skynet. Additionally, when messaging Skynet the commands, you can leave the exclamation mark off of the command.
For example: /msg Skynet load server

User Commands

Shows the time you are paid up until. Command: !expires user
Result: server - Flex1: Expires in 1 day, 11 hours & 43 minutes on Aug 12th, 2011

Traffic Reset
Shows time your traffic will return to zero and throttling will be disabled. Command: !resets user
Result: user's traffic on server will reset on 2011-07-30 00:00:00 (EST)

Shows the amount of disk space you are currently using.
Command: !usage user
Result: user is using 92.26/115GB (server)

Shows current traffic usage.
Command: !traffic user
Result: Flex1 on server :: 209.93 GB / 1.50 TB

The username may be omitted on any of these if your IRC nick matches your username.

Server Commands

Shows the status of HTTP, SSH, and FTP for your server.
Command: !status server
Result: server: HTTP: [Up], HTTPS: [Up], FTP: [Up], SSH: [Up]

Checks the computational load of your server.
Command: !load server
Result: server: 1.90 2.07 2.11. https://server.whatbox.ca/labs/stats

Checks how long your server has been online since the last reboot.
Command: !uptime server
Result: server Uptime: 4 months, 4 days (Since 2012-05-26 11:41:42)

If you have any suggestions for commands, let us know.