Nick and Channel delays in IRC 2.9

The IRC server version 2.9 introduces a locking mechanism for nicknames and channels in order to protect users and the network from service abuse. The locking is done on local server level, and it effects only the local users on the server. A delay of minimum 15 minutes is used to keep nick/channel locked, once it has been considered to be vulnerable.

Nicknames can get locked if:

Channels can get locked if:

Attempt to use a locked nick/channel generates a message like:
	NewNick Nick/channel is temporarily unavailable