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Disable Wikitech 2FA for User:Rich Smith
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Please disable 2FA on my Wikitech account. I believe it was on an old Google Authenticator which has long since gone.

My Wikimedia account is also 2FA protected so I can make an edit on my userpage on EN WP if needed for validation.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJul 1 2020, 11:03 PM
RichSmith updated the task description. (Show Details)Jul 1 2020, 11:05 PM
bd808 added a subscriber: bd808.Jul 1 2020, 11:43 PM

Usually the easiest identity verification method is "Have the user write a request to disable 2fa in their home directory on a CloudVPS/Toolforge bastion." One way to do this:

$ ssh bastion.wmflabs.org
$ cd $HOME
$ touch 2fa-reset-request.txt
$ chmod 0600 2fa-reset-request.txt
$ echo "https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T256929" > 2fa-reset-request.txt
$ echo "$(hostname -f):$(pwd)/2fa-reset-request.txt"

Then come back here and make a comment including the output of the last command.

bd808 renamed this task from Disable 2FA to Disable Wikitech 2FA for User:Rich Smith.Jul 1 2020, 11:43 PM
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RichSmith removed a subscriber: BD2412.Jul 1 2020, 11:53 PM

@bd808 Done bastion-eqiad1-01.bastion.eqiad.wmflabs:/home/richs/2fa-reset-request.txt

bd808 closed this task as Resolved.Jul 1 2020, 11:56 PM
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$ ssh root@bastion-eqiad1-01.bastion.eqiad.wmflabs
$ ls -lh /home/richs/2fa-reset-request.txt
-rw------- 1 richs wikidev 42 Jul  1 23:44 /home/richs/2fa-reset-request.txt
$ cat /home/richs/2fa-reset-request.txt
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T256929
$ exit
$ ssh labweb1001.wikimedia.org
$ mwscript extensions/OATHAuth/maintenance/disableOATHAuthForUser.php --wiki=labswiki 'Rich Smith'
OATHAuth disabled for Rich Smith.