This section will run you through all the permissions needed for the bot to function properly. This includes both bot permissions, and permissions for users running commands.
By default, our bot has all permissions on your server. However, if you feel unsafe with this, below are the permissions that we highly recommend you keep active on the bot in order for it to run properly.
REQUIREDlisted to the right are absolutely required for all features to work properly.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDlisted to the right are highly recommended to leave on, but not required in some cases.
RECOMMENDEDlisted to the right are recommended but not required.
Please keep in mind that we may decide to add features which will require permissions that are in the recommended state below.
Any permission that you do not see on the table below is not required at all for the bot to run.
|Read Messages||HIGHLY RECOMMENDED|
|Embed Links||HIGHLY RECOMMENDED|
|Use External Emojis||RECOMMENDED|
|View / Read Channels||REQUIRED|
The following permissions are required to setup features on SnailBot. Any permission that you do not see on the table below is not required for users to setup SnailBot.
|Administrator||REQUIRED (Feed Setup)|
|Manage Messages||REQUIRED (Custom Commands / Embeds / Polls)|
Regarding the Mod Tools
Roles with the
MANAGE_SERVERpermission are automatically considered mod roles, and roles with the
ADMINISTRATORpermission are automatically considered admin roles. Likewise, you can also set mod/admin roles manually by running the command
+adminrolesrespectively. See here for further details.