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Account creation throttling exception for Wikitech (2019-06-08)
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I am currently leading an event and users are unable to create more wikitech accounts This event is currently on and would last till 2pm(UTC+1). The IP's are 105.112.32.52, 41.203.72.236 and 197.210.53.179. My Wikipedia account is Mahveotm

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Mahveotm created this task.Jun 8 2019, 10:37 AM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJun 8 2019, 10:37 AM
Mahveotm updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 8 2019, 10:39 AM
Anyijonathan triaged this task as High priority.Jun 8 2019, 10:40 AM
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Change 515533 had a related patch set uploaded (by Reedy; owner: Reedy):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Last minute throttle exemption addition

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/515533

Mahveotm updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 8 2019, 10:43 AM

Change 515533 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Last minute throttle exemption addition

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/515533

Aklapper renamed this task from Inability to create more account on WIkitech to Account creation throttling exception for Wikitech (2019-06-08).Jun 8 2019, 10:45 AM

@Mahveotm: For future reference, please see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mass_account_creation#Requesting_temporary_lift_of_IP_cap and file such requests at least a week in advance. Thanks!

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2019-06-08T10:46:07Z] <reedy@deploy1001> Synchronized wmf-config/throttle.php: T225344 (duration: 00m 51s)

Reedy closed this task as Resolved.Jun 8 2019, 10:46 AM
Reedy removed a project: Patch-For-Review.
reedy@deploy1001:/srv/mediawiki-staging$ mwscript resetAuthenticationThrottle.php --wiki=labswiki --signup --ip 105.112.32.52
Clearing signup throttle... done
reedy@deploy1001:/srv/mediawiki-staging$ mwscript resetAuthenticationThrottle.php --wiki=labswiki --signup --ip 41.203.72.236
Clearing signup throttle... done
reedy@deploy1001:/srv/mediawiki-staging$ mwscript resetAuthenticationThrottle.php --wiki=labswiki --signup --ip 197.210.53.179
Clearing signup throttle... done