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Requesting access to Superset for Ricardo Baeza-Yates
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We've built visualization and dashboards for the Search team that requires access to Superset. This appears to involve setting up a Wikitech account, getting added to the wmf LDAP group, and the analytics-privatedata-users POSIX group (ref: SSH access will not be needed for this.

Requestor provided information and prerequisites

This section is to be completed by the individual requesting access.

  • Wikitech username: Ricardo Baeza-Yates
  • Email address:
  • SSH public key (must be a separate key from Wikimedia cloud SSH access):
  • Requested group membership: wmf, analytics-privatedata-users
  • Name of approving party (manager for WMF/WMDE staff): @leila
  • Ensure you have signed the L3 Wikimedia Server Access Responsibilities document:
  • Please coordinate obtaining a comment of approval on this task from the approving party.

SRE Clinic Duty Confirmation Checklist for Access Requests

This checklist should be used on all access requests to ensure that all steps are covered, including expansion to existing access. Please double check the step has been completed before checking it off.

This section is to be confirmed and completed by a member of the SRE team.

  • -User has signed the L3 Acknowledgement of Wikimedia Server Access Responsibilities Document. N/A
  • - User has a valid NDA on file with WMF legal. (All WMF Staff/Contractor hiring are covered by NDA. Other users can be validated via the NDA tracking sheet)
  • - User has provided the following: wikitech username, email address, and full reasoning for access (including what commands and/or tasks they expect to perform)
  • - User has provided a public SSH key. This ssh key pair should only be used for WMF cluster access, and not shared with any other service (this includes not sharing with WMCS access, no shared keys.) N/A
  • - access request (or expansion) has sign off of WMF sponsor/manager (sponsor for volunteers, manager for wmf staff)
  • - access request (or expansion) has sign off of group approver indicated by the approval field in data.yaml

For additional details regarding access request requirements, please see

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cchen moved this task from Triage to Tracking on the Product-Analytics board.

approved. (and the expiration date for access can be set to September 1, 2022.) Thanks!

CDanis added subscribers: KFrancis, CDanis.

@KFrancis can you confirm an NDA on file for this researcher? Thanks!

@CDanis There is not an NDA on file. Please provide me with Ricardo Baeza-Yates postal address and I will put the agreement together. Please send the information to Thanks!

@KFrancis I'm not sure if this will make a difference in your recommendation, however, please be aware that Ricardo has signed a contract with WMF and I expected (perhaps wrongly) that an NDA is signed through that process.

@leila Thank you! I didn't see Ricardo's name on the contractor list at first, but I checked again and it's there. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I am confirming the NDA is complete. Please proceed with the access request. Thanks!

Change 805785 had a related patch set uploaded (by Slyngshede; author: Slyngshede):

[operations/puppet@production] Grant access to analytics_privatedata_users to user ricby

Change 805785 merged by Slyngshede:

[operations/puppet@production] Grant access to analytics_privatedata_users to user ricby

SLyngshede-WMF added a subscriber: SLyngshede-WMF.

@leila I've added Ricardo to the analytics-privatedata-users users group, and the NDA group in LDAP, rather than the WMF, given that we only have Wikimedia employees in the WMF group. The result should be the same though.