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Temporary lift of IP cap for Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Amman
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We will have an Editathon tomorrow in Amman , Yes I know, we should have applied for this earlier ....

Work will involve volunteers from UN women office in Amman, Swedish Embassy, and Wikimedians of the Levant usergroup.

IP range is: - 118

The Editathon will last for the day , that is 8th of march 8:00 to 22:00 Amman Jordan Time.

Any help in making this happen in time will be greatly appreciated.


DR. Rami. Wikimedians of the Levant UG.

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Tarawneh created this task.Mar 7 2018, 2:36 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 7 2018, 2:36 PM

The Editathon will take place on Arabic Wikipedia.

Urbanecm claimed this task.Mar 7 2018, 2:57 PM
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Will try to. Be warned that this is the last time we are ever trying to fulful last minute requests from you. Please create your futher requests at least a week in advance, otherwise they may be declined.

Restricted Application added a project: User-Urbanecm. · View Herald TranscriptMar 7 2018, 2:57 PM

I am going to grant the exception for 100 new accouts as a sane new value of the limit.

Change 416960 had a related patch set uploaded (by Urbanecm; owner: Urbanecm):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] New throttle rule

Urbanecm triaged this task as High priority.Mar 7 2018, 3:00 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Dereckson. · View Herald TranscriptMar 7 2018, 3:00 PM
Urbanecm moved this task from Backlog to To deploy on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.

Change 416960 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] New throttle rule

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2018-03-07T15:17:02Z] <reedy@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/throttle.php: T189121 (duration: 01m 15s)

Urbanecm closed this task as Resolved.Mar 7 2018, 3:17 PM

Thanks Urbanecm