I'm playing around with UnrealIRCd on CentOS. Just went through the config and compiling and got the ircd up and running.
When I go to connect to it via HexChat I can only get through by checking the box on HexChat that allows self-signed certs.
This is bad over the Internet unless there is a way for me to crosscheck the cert's fingerprint on HexChat before connecting.
I have the fingerprint for the cert from when UnrealIRCd generated it.
I'm looking for ways to secure my IRC connection without the use of a CA