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Lift 6 account creation limit for #100womenwiki event on8th December
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Starts: now
IPs to allow: 132.185.153.3
Expected number of people to attend the event: upwards of 50
Wiki affected: en.wp
Event page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK/Events/BBC_100_Women

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Event Timeline

Restricted Application added subscribers: JEumerus, Matanya, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptDec 8 2016, 9:08 AM
Urbanecm claimed this task.Dec 8 2016, 9:14 AM
Urbanecm triaged this task as Unbreak Now! priority.
Urbanecm added a subscriber: Urbanecm.

Why you give us only a few seconds? Please make this request always at least one week in advance so we can do it correctly. I'll try to complete this request but I do not guarantee it.

Restricted Application added a project: User-Urbanecm. · View Herald TranscriptDec 8 2016, 9:14 AM
Restricted Application added subscribers: Jay8g, Luke081515, TerraCodes, Dereckson. · View Herald Transcript

Change 325899 had a related patch set uploaded (by Urbanecm):
[throttle] Lift six-account limit - 2016-12-08

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/325899

Legoktm lowered the priority of this task from Unbreak Now! to Medium.Dec 8 2016, 9:20 AM
Legoktm added a subscriber: Legoktm.

This is not UBN.

Change 325899 merged by jenkins-bot:
throttle: Lift six-account limit for BBC 100 Women event - 2016-12-08

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/325899

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2016-12-08T09:29:55Z] <legoktm@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/throttle.php: Lift six-account limit for BBC 100 Women event T152669 (duration: 01m 39s)

Urbanecm closed this task as Resolved.Dec 8 2016, 9:33 AM

@Legoktm Just for other cases. I set UBN due to https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_site_requests . UBN should be set when " The change breaks normal production. You want a deployment right now or in the next hours. That also means you consider this task requests we set other requests aside.". I think the change is needed now preferably yesterday and we can't wait for SWAT window (and even High should be done in SWAT, "The change is needed very soon, ideally in the next SWAT, or if not possible, this SWAT week (Monday-Thursday).").

And I also think this can't be normal too, we can't wait for next SWAT week, it really isn't possible...

But thanks for deployment anyway, closing as Resolved.

Urbanecm moved this task from Backlog to Done on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.Dec 8 2016, 9:35 AM

Sorry for the short notice. The network was set up today especially so we didn't have details in advance

Krenair added a subscriber: Krenair.EditedDec 8 2016, 1:48 PM

Even if you didn't have the IP in advance you should've at very least warned us beforehand so we could plan for it. Deployments out of schedule are a bad idea and you can't necessarily expect someone to be prepared to do one at any given time of day, this time you were lucky. This reflects poorly on the event organisers/WMUK.