This command reloads the configuration files on the specified server(s) without restarting the servers. This command is one of the few IRC commands that can be issued through the inspircd perl script present on the server hosting the IRC server software. The other such commands are restart and die, which are currently only implemented via the script for security reasons.
This command takes 1 optional argument, the server mask to reload the files on. If no mask is provided, then it is assumed that you will be rehashing the current server. If you wish, you can rehash all servers with the following command: