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Lift account registration on en.wikipedia for 13th June 2017
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Please could the account registration limit be lifted for the following addresses


People will be creating accounts as part of an editathon at a university in Scotland. Sorry for the short notice, we were anticipating a small number of participants and it has been *much* more popular than we expected.

  • Start: 2017-06-13 08:30 (UTC+1)
  • End: 2017-06-13 11:30 (UTC+1)
  • Expected number of participants: up to 30
  • Effected wikis: en.wp primarily, possibly some editing from ga.wp, cy.wp, and gd.wp

Event Timeline

Dereckson moved this task from Backlog to Config - to process on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.
Dereckson added a subscriber: Dereckson.

To be processed Monday.

Thank you! Here's a baby tequila for the weekend.

Change 358056 had a related patch set uploaded (by Framawiki; owner: Framawiki):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Lift IP throttle for Editathon (13 June 2017)

Change 358056 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Lift IP throttle for Editathon (13 June 2017)

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2017-06-12T18:46:04Z] <thcipriani@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/throttle.php: SWAT: [[gerrit:358056|Lift IP throttle for Editathon (13 June 2017)]] T167517 (duration: 00m 41s)