The #Fictionmania channel wouldn't exist if
we didn't have servers. Servers are individuals who share
their own files, or mirror the files of others. If you are
here, I am hoping that you are interest in helping out by
becoming a server. Being a server also has it's advantages.
Servers are typically the first to receive the newest files,
and usually have priority for older files. If you serve for
a long time, you can even become a channel operator.
To begin, you will need specific software to
run a server. I recommend you use Invision, and I will show
you how to set it up in this guide. To use Invision, you will
to download both mIRC,
and also the Invision
First install mIRC, and then install Invision to the same
Click Browse and select your mIRC directory
Be sure to remove the extra mIRC
if it shows up
After you select the correct location for your
installation, just finish up installing the program. After
it is installed, just run the mirc.exe file located in your
installed directory. In the example given, the file would
Click Invision from the menu
and the select File Server Manager
Once Invision starts, connect to Foreverchat
and our channel just like you did earlier. But once you are
connected, locate Invision on the top menu and click it. Then
select File Server Manager to configure your server settings.
You can change the settings here, or just click the Triggers
Here, you can configure your File Server. There
are all sorts of settings that you can change, but you don't
necessarily need to change any of them if you don't want to.
However, I do recommend that you manage your Max sends, Max
Queues and unselect "All Channels" and just add
Enable each trigger, and select the directory you want
Next Click the "Triggers" tab and
enable each trigger you desire. Each trigger must have a directory
to share, and a trigger name. After you set and enable each
trigger you want, click apply and the ok.
Right mouse click in the #fictionmania channel
All that is left now is to start your server.
Just right mouse click on the #fictionmania channel, select
"Server Controls", then File Server, and then Start
Now. That is it! If you did everything right, you have setup
your own file server.