IRC network/server operators can now easily take advantage of our list in a no-nonsense fashion. Using a script such as the one here for Eggdrop in a major channel can help keep flooders and other annoying and abusive individuals from causing a problem.
DNSbl zone name: ircbl.ahbl.org
Format of queries:
Take IP address wishing to be checked, reverse the octets (220.127.116.11 becomes 18.104.22.168) and prepended to the zone above.
Example query: 22.214.171.124.ircbl.ahbl.org
Please contact us before using by e-mailing email@example.com. If you are a large provider with many customers, or are planning to do more then 100,000 queries per day, you must contact us to confirm that this is ok. We may require you to setup your own AHBL mirror server locally to reduce the load on our systems.