The RPL_YOUREOPER (381) numeric is sent to users who try, and do successfully, use the OPER command to become an IRC operator.

:server 381 <nick> :You are now an IRC operator
  • <nick>: Nickname of the new operator.

The final parameter’s text is human-readable and may vary, but the typical message is the one shown above.


C: OPER dan :this is a cool passphrase
S: 381 dan :You are now an IRC operator

Some examples of successful opering.


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Latest change: 14 July 2020.