Our Servers

To connect to DareNET, simply use

irc.darenet.org

This will choose the best server for you based on your geographic location and current status of our servers.

TLS-enabled connections are accepted on ports 6697 and 9999. For information on how to verify our certificates, go here. While discouraged, we also support plaintext (i.e., non-TLS) connections on ports 6660 thru 6669, and 7000.

Use of Tor is permitted. For information on accessing DareNET via Tor, go here.

If you're interested in contributing to the network by providing a server, please see our Linking Guidelines.