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Release IP from 7 account creation per day rule
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Author: ntandon

The local community is conducting an outreach event at Delhi on Oct 17th.
This will include an intro wikipedia, an editing workshop and hands-on basic

We are expecting about 50 people to attend. One of the things we'd like to
do is encourage potential newbie participants to create their own usernames
during the session and learn editing by trying something similar there and

Is there a way of removing the 7 username in a 6 hour period for the following
IP address for for the duration of the workshop (Oct 17th
between 0530 - 1130 UTC.)

(Workshop is for 3 hours but I'm requesting 6 hours just in case we are over
time or someone stays back to edit.)


Version: wmf-deployment
Severity: major



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 12:51 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz41069.

Taking this bug.

[ Note about delay to deploy configuration changes ]

Site configuration deployment could some times be delayed to regroup requests in one operation.

In the future, please make this kind of requests 8 days before the event to ensure the change can be applied in a timely fashion in the usual continuous operations process.

By the way, on what wikis should we remove the limit?

Thank you, gerrit change 28219.