SASL Mechanisms


IAL primarily uses the same mechanisms as SASL in other protocols. Most commonly:

Client Support

Desktop Clients

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
AdiIRC Yes Yes No
BitchX No Yes No
Colloquy No Yes No
Conspire No Yes No
HexChat Yes Yes No
IceChat No Yes No
Instantbird No Yes No
Irssi Yes Yes No
Konversation No Yes No
KVIrc No Yes No
LimeChat No Yes No
mIRC No No No
Mozilla Thunderbird No Yes No
Quassel Yes Yes No
Textual Yes Yes No
WeeChat Yes Yes No

Web Clients

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
IRCCloud No Yes No
Iris No Yes No
Kiwi IRC No Yes No
The Lounge No No No
Mibbit No Yes No

Mobile Clients

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
AndChat
No Yes No
IRC for Android
No No No
AndroIRC
No Yes No
Colloquy
No Yes No
IRC7
No Yes No
IRCCloud
No Yes No
LimeChat
No Yes No
Palaver
No Yes No
YAAIC
No Yes No

Bouncers

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
ZNC ZNC→server only ZNC→server only No

Bots

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
Limnoria Yes Yes No
Sopel (ex Willie) No Yes No
Moon Moon No No No

Libraries

Name EXTERNAL PLAIN SCRAM-SHA-256
BlueIRC No Yes No
cinch No Yes No
Communi No Yes No
Kitteh IRC Client Library Yes Yes No
Net::Async::IRC No No No
pydle No Yes No
Rust irc No Yes No
Warren No Yes No
zIRC No Yes No

Services Support