The firewall command is used to set how mIRC accesses the internet. It can be set to use a SOCKS4, SOCKS5, or Proxy server. It is beyond the scope of the script wiki to explain these protocols.
firewall [-cmN[+|-]d] [on|off]
- With no parameters, firewall displays the current status/settings of the firewall.
- -c will clear the user and password fields for the current firewall settings.
- -m is used to specify connection type
- -m4 specifies SOCKS4
- -m5 specifies SOCKS5
- -mp specifies Proxy
- +d specifies that DCCs are to use the firewall settings (Thus making them indirect).
- -d specifies that DCCs are not to use the firewall settings (They will remain direct connections).
- [on|off] specifies whether or not to use the firewall settings. If not, a direct connection will be made.
firewall <address> <port> [user] [pass]
This command is used to change the firewall settings
Note: All flags previously shown can be used here, before <address>. If the firewall is off, changing the settings will not enable it, you will need to specify "on" on before the settings.
- Address is the host/ip of the computer to connect through.
- Port is the port of the computer to connect through.
- User and Pass are optional, and are only needed if the server you are trying to connect through requires it for authentication
- Lists firewall settings.
firewall -m5+d on my.socks5.server 4078
- Connects through a SOCKS5 server on "my.socks5.server", port 4078, with no authentication. Uses this server for DCC as well.
firewall -mp-d on my.proxy.server 4078 user pass
- Connects through a Proxy server on "my.socks5.server", port 4078, authenticates with user/pass. Does not use this server for DCC.
- Disables firewall settings, creating direct connections.
- Enables the firewall using the previously saved settings.