How to hold a conference
We will be using a dedicated Internet Relay Chatting (IRC) server in cooper.edu to conduct conference for the GlobeTech Project.
This server will not be connected to the rest of the IRC world, so please do not expect to chat with the world on while on this server.
Channels would be named after the topics of the conferences.
Participants are assumed to have access to IRC client programs at their sites. If not, please ask your local network manager to set up the program.
How to use IRC
Documents related to IRC are wildly available on the Internet. Some of them are listed here.
FOLLOWING LINKS ARE EXTERNAL TO THIS SITE.
on this page are for archival purposes. There is no guarantee the pages
they link to are maintained.
Note: To log or save your IRC sessions, select "Start logging" in the
"Terminal" menu in the Windows31 or Windows95 telnet window.
For those familiar with mIRC, here is a 32-bit version of
mIRC for Windows95.
To log and save an IRC session, just select "Options" from the
"File" menu, and then select the "Logging" tab. Check the
relevant boxes from the "Automatically log" section and click
OK. Just note where the log file will be save in (by default,
it is saved in c:\mirc\.
For those who are not familiar with mIRC, but would like to use it, you may
have to set up the IRC Servers, Local Info, and Identity.
Finally, don't be afraid to use the help files that comes with mIRC.
- Under the IRC Servers tab, fill all fields.
- Under the Local Info tab, choose either local host or a particular
ip address. Magnum's ip is 18.104.22.168, but you may be better off just
using the local host's connection when you are at the computer center.
A local host could be a PC terminal that you are using at the computer
center. For example, PENT1 in room 415 has a local ip address of
- Leave the Options tab alone.
- Under the Identd tab, enter your User ID (it could be anything).
- Leave the Firewall tab alone.
For further details please contact: Michael Lin.