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Requests for global rollback permissions

Requests for global sysop permissions

Global sysop for Stanglavine

Not ending before 9 September 2019 00:49 UTC


Hi guys. I'm Stanglavine (or Rafael) and request global sysop flag. I make this request because since joining SWMT in April 2018, and most intensely when I became a global rollbacker in February 2019, I'm working with cross-wiki vandalism, and the permissions of delete, block IPs for short periods of time, or in more extreme cases, protect pages, would be very helpful in my work and would help me to stop disruptive edits (especially vandalism) on projects without sysop's or where they are inactive, as I find regularly. Usually, I making requests on IRC channels for others GS. I point out that I understand GS's restricted scope and have experience with sysop tools on and wikidata. Thanks for appreciation. Regards, Rafael (stanglavine) msg 00:49, 26 August 2019 (UTC)

  •   Support sure, why not? Praxidicae (talk) 00:58, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support sysop and functionary on a large project who is active cross-wiki. TonyBallioni (talk) 00:58, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support - active in cross-wiki work, can be trusted with the gs toolset. – Ajraddatz (talk) 01:02, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support ‐‐1997kB (talk) 01:23, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Per TonyBallioni. Vermont (talk) 01:25, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. Nihil obstat. Érico (talk) 01:53, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  • Of-course. Trustworthy user. Kind regards, — Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk) 01:55, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support per Tony. —Thanks for the fish! talkcontribs 02:15, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Looks fine to me, good work. Leaderboard (talk) 02:56, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. Why not?--BRP ever 02:59, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support No red flags.--Cohaf (talk) 03:54, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. Yeah, of course. Hiàn (talk) 14:58, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. —Sgd. Hasley 14:59, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --94rain Talk 04:04, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Sysop on large project. Catherine Laurence 04:17, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   SupportAmmarpad (talk) 05:03, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --DannyS712 (talk) 05:33, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Comment Hi Stanglavine, you are a trustworthy user but you are already a sysop, bureaucrat and checkuser at, sysop at wikidata and global renamer. Don't you think that is already a lot of work in all these functions? DARIO SEVERI (talk) 05:37, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Hi @DARIO SEVERI: thanks for preoccupation. I already thinked about this but, for two reasons, I concluded GS is possible and acceptable for me: Firstly, GS is much more technical and pontual that regullary sysop, so not add significative work load. Moreover, it's complementary to my current work (that I already do) and I think that positive aspects, like thecnical possibilite of can block instead of use infinete rollbacks, is more significative for my work that a possible additional work load. Second, sysop at and wikidata really give me work but, in compensation, checkuser team at and global rename team at meta have a good composition (not perfect, but good) and allow a good division of work (not overload a single user). Rafael (stanglavine) msg 11:11, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks, *  Support, of course. DARIO SEVERI (talk) 15:38, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Done. Matiia (talk) 15:39, 9 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks everyone for opinions! Rafael (stanglavine) msg 16:00, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Global sysop for Turkmen

Not ending before 18 September 2019 20:35 UTC


Hello. I'am a global rollbacker, and a sysop on four Azerbaijani Wikiprojects (Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikiquote) and Turkmen Wikipedia.

Sometimes after reverting vandal edits and add the "delete" template vandals don't stop vandalizing. They remove the "delete" template from the page, continue vandalizing, or create unnecessary pages. I think this right will be effective for me to combat such edits carried out by users/IPs in Wikipedias with inactive sysops, or for someone who is not a sysop. Thank you!--Turkmen talk 20:35, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Noting the requester's recent unsuccessful global sysop request here. Vermont (talk) 20:42, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support sure. I don't think you'll abuse it. We don't require perfection, and you've been patient and not deterred in the past by setbacks. That is generally a good sign. TonyBallioni (talk) 01:41, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support very active with the SWMT, and past actions look good. And lots of sysop experience elsewhere. – Ajraddatz (talk) 01:52, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support He is definitely ready for the role now. Jianhui67 talkcontribs 12:35, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support I've seen Turkmen around quite frequently using global rollback in SWMT work. They've been doing very well, and have been very useful in combating xwiki vandalism. I was a bit hesitant due to the very recent unsuccessful request and that they neglected to mention it here, however that does not detract from my trust that they would use the rights well. Thanks for volunteering, Vermont (talk) 12:41, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --Novak Watchmen (talk) 17:54, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support per everyone above.--BRP ever 22:27, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  • Yeah, looks like it looks that way. To be honest, I just wanted to let Turkmen know that they have convienced me since I commented against last time and this is the reason I commented here and I am in favour this time. Everyone has already mentioned what I was about to say and those are the things I saw during this period. This is not a vote so please ignore my comment if it is not helpful. And Turkmen keep up the good work :) --BRP ever 05:04, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
    • It's not an AFD discussion, and we don't need to explain much to support for such obvious candidate. I just saw the similar comment and laughed. :) Masum Reza 16:47, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Good work so far. No concerns.--94rain Talk 01:05, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   SupportAmmarpad (talk) 01:09, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support I don't see a problem with rapid promotion if the user deserves it, and that seems to be the case here. Leaderboard (talk) 01:46, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  • Go for it. You have my   Support. Masum Reza 04:26, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  • @Turkmen: What makes this nomination different from the last one? I don't think I've seen a straightforward answer to this question. --Rschen7754 05:56, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
    @Rschen7754: In my previous nomination, the community thought it was early for a global sysop. So I continued to work and re-applied. Generally, I have the same reasons in each of the 2 discussions.--Turkmen talk 11:07, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. —Sgd. Hasley 12:46, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support--Soul Train (talk) 13:44, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support--UltimoGrimm (talk) 12:24, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. Looks okay now. Hiàn (talk) 14:20, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Strong support -J. Ansari Talk 12:31, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support -- (Talk/留言/토론/Discussion) 16:14, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support EPIC (talk) 17:48, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Very active SWMT member.--NMW03 (talk) 00:51, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Good work and active user.--Biplab Anand (Talk) 07:43, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support active, good actions, seems ok. —Ah3kal (talk) 09:37, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support ‐‐1997kB (talk) 09:59, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support -FASTILY 22:51, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
  • Of course. Kind regards, — Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk) 13:25, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
  Done. Trijnsteltalk 21:34, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Thank you all. --Turkmen talk 22:01, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Requests for global IP block exemption

Global IP block exempt for DSimas

<Hi,I am a wiki editor from china.And I am trying to translate English Wikipedia content to Chinese,so I need to copy English wikipedia code.For most chinese wikier , using a VPN to get wikipedia content is necessary.please give me global ipblock exempt permission,thanks. > --DSimas (talk) 13:08, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:53, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Unipartauto

<Hello, I am from China, my company is doing a global business work, we have our own auto parts brand FROTISE that is prevant in Africa. Recently we need to edit our brand in the Wikipedia, but we find our IP has been banned and we need a VPN to access Wikipedia. So, I request for a global IP-lock exempt>, thanks, --Unipartauto (talk) 06:17, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

  Not done I am not sure that editing your own brand is worth a global block exemption. Ruslik (talk) 20:51, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Daylen

I am often on public, unsecured Wi-Fi networks and use a VPN; however, the VPN server IP addresses are subject to a global IP block. Thank you. --Daylen (talk) 21:11, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:55, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Enivak

Hello! I am an pending changes reviewer in the English wikipedia, i never wanted to do harm. However, an vandal (sapianus) and his socks have vandalized from one of my IP, With the result of me being hardblocked and unable to edit every Wikimedia wiki. So, i request this excemption be made to me. Best regards, -- Eni vak (speak) 12:46, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

You are currently blocked as a sock of Sapianus in English Wikipedia. An IP block exemption will not help you. Ruslik (talk) 20:25, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
@Ruslik0: I want to withdraw my nominiation. Basically, Sapianus is accused my sock, not the opposite. This is an good-faith error by the checkusers. Eni vak (speak) 22:57, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Gogolplex

Hello, I am from Turkey and Wikipedia has been banned since 2017. I need to use a VPN service in order to access Wikipedia, which is why I am constantly getting the message while editing and translating articles that my IP has been banned. I'm most active on Turkish Wikipedia, but also contribute to English Wikipedia on topics about Cyprus and Turkey sometimes. I request a global IP-block. thanks, --Gogolplex (talk) 10:59, 18 August 2019 (UTC)

If you edit English Wikipedia, you will need local IP global block exemption here. Ruslik (talk) 07:28, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
@Gogolplex:? Ruslik (talk) 12:36, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
  Not done Ruslik (talk) 09:05, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Ilyas Marwat

I edit from different IP,s due to censorship is made on many websites including a number of Wikipedia articles. So please grant me right of global IP block exempt. Currently my IP is globally banned, I cannot edit from my account too due to this problem.I edit in Pashto, English Wiktionaries; Pashto and English Wikipedias and some other projects. Thanks. Ilyas Marwat (talk) 11:40, 6 September 2019 (UTC)--

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:28, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Srdjan m

The VPN service I started using recently – ProtonVPN – seems to have been hit with various IP bans that are preventing me from editing whenever I use the VPN. Most servers you can pick from the VPN client are blocked in some fashion (recent example As someone mentioned on the stewards IRC channel, the IP ranges have been blocked due to abuse, so since it's unrealistic to unban those, I would appreciate it if I could be granted a global IP block exemption instead. Thanks. --Srdjan m (talk) 19:52, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:28, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
@Srdjan m: I use ProtonVPN as well, and despite having GIPBE, I still can't edit some of major wikis because it's locally blocked there. For example, English Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. Only local IPBE will let you bypass local blocks. Masum Reza 21:55, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the heads up. I'll be sure to request IPBE on wikis where it's blocked locally. – Srdjan m (talk) 22:05, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Augoustoshai

Greetings, I am an editor from china. Recently the internet censorship is more strict than in the old days so it's impossible to vist Wikipedia by simply editing the host file, I have to use VPN. I am currently most active on wikicommons which is not blocked by Great Firewall but I also want to be more active on Chinese WP and English WP. I wish to have global ipblock exempt or at least permission on the Chinese and English WP (where I cannot edit the local request page directly), thanks, --Augoustoshai (talk) 08:04, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:27, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Masdggg

I am from mainland China. Chinese government has blocked many Wikimedia projects, so I have to use VPN to access them. I have only the IPBE of Chinese Wikipedia, it's not enough, because I still can't edit other Wikimedia projects which are blocked in mainland China, such as foreign language Wikipedia and Wikiquote. So, I want the global IPBE, it's easier to edit many Wikimedia projects. Thanks. --Masdggg (talk) 13:33, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:00, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for SolidBlock

Chinese user. Often uses some softwares to connect wikis, you know. I will follow the rules. Thanks, --SolidBlock (talk) 09:47, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 19:59, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for KyleJeevas

Greetings. I'm operating a timesharing system with 300+ customers on the German/Austrian hosting company 'Hetzner', which is de facto the biggest one in german-speaking Europe. A complete /16 range of Hetzner is banned with the reason "hosting on hetzner + abuse from 178.63.XX.YY", and my IP is in this range. I would like to have at least my IP unblocked, which is, resolving to * Apart from my request, there is something about this whole thing bugging me. I cannot see why it is okay to block a complete /16 by basically saying "hosted on $foo". That's about 64.500 hosts! Remember, we are talking about one of the biggest server hosters in the EU. Given that I often see banners about Net Neutrality on WP, this just doesn't taste right. Best regards...

Unfortunately it is not possible to unblock a specific IP from a range. Ruslik (talk) 18:24, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
And we ban server hosts for being indirect Open Proxy, which is prohibited. We can grant you an exemption to your account, but technically cannot unblock specific single IP address from the rangeblock. — regards, Revi 02:44, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  Not done No response. Ruslik (talk) 05:18, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for Peabodyb

I am in Mainland China. As everyone knows, all of what we do here is blocked here and the only way to access it is to use a VPN. I have nothing more to add other than to say if you unblock me, you're doing a small part in what is also a big role in allowing those like me who otherwise could not access this great Wikimedia project and service, which serves ALL the public, to still have a valued place at the table. Thank you.

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:41, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for longway22

I am sorry for ask for the Global IP block exempt at the moment that the nice normals of Mainland wouldn't have more chance to access the wonderful Wikimedia project and service, and the authorities is poisning project and service by the trolls and other shameful tools, that anyone have a real great soul won't have a blind eye on this.I am a digital civilian in the key era that different from any other moment of the past,stand by folks facing the chaos of the darknest degree, and need support from the Communtiy immediately .It will be great honour to keep have contributions in this project with assistance from the Communtiy.Thanks for reading. --Longway22 (talk) 08:35, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

  • I can see you are not granted IPBE at zhwiki, please advise whether you need that or not since GIPBE cannot bypass local block.--Hamish 17:10, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  • I 've got the IPBE,could I carry the GIPBE as well? --Longway22 (talk) 09:27, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
  • Affirmative, but it should be decided by a steward. --Hamish 16:55, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:42, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for 淺藍雪

I am a sysop on Chinese Wikiepdia and currently staying in China, need GIPBE for editing other Wikipedia pages and linking local pages to Wikidata. Thanks.--淺藍雪 (talk) 10:56, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 05:26, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Global IP block exempt for SgtRL-3

I am in China and thanks the GFW I have to use VPN to visit Wikipedia: then I got IP Blocked. Reuqest global IP block exemption in order to edit on Wikipedia.

  • @SgtRL-3:Signature, please.--Hamish 15:33, 15 September 2019 (UTC)
  Done Ruslik (talk) 05:28, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Requests for global rename permissions

Global rename for DutchTom

Not ending before 14 September 2019 21:35 UTC

Hello my name is Tom, as you can see I am active as DutchTom on Wikimedia projects. I am a sysop on Dutch Wikipedia and OTRS-volunteer. On our wiki we (almost daily) see new users with usernames that don't match our username policy. Most of the time these users get blocked because they use a companies name or a domainname as their username. When users get blocked they maybe get demotivated and they stop contributing. I would like to help them getting motivated again by helping them in the whole process of requesting a brand new username. I also would like to help users who once have chosen a name they don't want to use anymore. I can write down more reasons but I think you get the point. Besides my drive to help people, we only have one native Dutch global renamer at this moment. I think a bit help from another native Dutchie is more then welcome. What do you think? DutchTom (talk) 21:35, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

  •   Support Sysop on nlwiki, see no issues. Another native Dutch renamer will be good addition. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 02:58, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support. Good use-case, reasonably active. Thanks for volunteering. Hiàn (talk) 03:44, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  • Of course - No concerns. Good to go. 110% Trustworthy. Kind regards, — Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk) 04:03, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Valid reasoning, trustworthy, experienced, helpful, etc. Thank you for volunteering, Vermont (talk) 04:04, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Enthusiastic newbie, but don't take too much hay on the fork (Dutch proverb: don't do too much at the same time).   Trijnsteltalk 11:07, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   SupportAmmarpad (talk) 11:20, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --Novak Watchmen (talk) 18:42, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --Turkmen talk 20:07, 2 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Happy to see it. Bencemac (talk) 19:04, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   SupportAjraddatz (talk) 01:53, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support TonyBallioni (talk) 02:20, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Jianhui67 talkcontribs 12:32, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support--BRP ever 22:24, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support -- 94rain Talk 23:56, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support -J. Ansari Talk 12:32, 8 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support--Hamish 05:13, 9 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support --DARIO SEVERI (talk) 11:41, 10 September 2019 (UTC). No concerns.
  •   Support-WikiBayer 👤💬 16:49, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support EPIC (talk) 17:46, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support--Biplab Anand (Talk) 07:43, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  •   SupportAh3kal (talk) 09:33, 11 September 2019 (UTC)
  Done. Trijnsteltalk 13:30, 15 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the trust! DutchTom (talk) 13:32, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Requests for 2 Factor Auth tester permissions

2FA Tester for Dalillama

I've read the help page, thanks, --Dalillama (talk) 16:07, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 18:27, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Jddevos

I ma trying to secure all of my accounts as much as possible across the web. This is a site which supports 2Factor, and so I would like to take advantage of it. I have read and understand the instructions on Help:2FA. Thanks.

  Done Ruslik (talk) 18:26, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Robjanousek

Please enable 2FA for my account, I am trying to secure my accounts 2FA on all platforms that support it. I have read the instructions on Help:2FA, thanks, --Robjanousek (talk) 08:08, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 18:25, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Perryprog

I would like to enable 2FA for my account; I have read Help:2FA. Thanks! Perryprog (talk) 15:59, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:54, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for B24601

I would like to enable 2FA for my account; I have read Help:2FA.Thanks!

Done. — regards, Revi 02:46, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Git-pull

Using a 2FA application and like to have it on Wikipedia (I only use english every once in a while). I've read Help:2FA. Thank you --Git-pull (talk) 02:54, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:30, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Slark

I would like to enable 2FA for my account. I have read Help:2FA. Thanks! --Slark (talk) 12:25, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:30, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Wlcx

2FA all the things! I have read Help:2FA. Thanks!

  DoneAjraddatz (talk) 14:31, 7 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Wackywired135

Would love to have 2FA enabled on my account, having read Help:2FA, thanks!

  Done Ruslik (talk) 05:19, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for EPIC

Hi, I would like to have 2FA enabled on my account. I am a rollbacker and pending changes reviewer on the English Wikipedia and a rollbacker on the Swedish Wikipedia, so I would like to secure my account. I have gotten a stronger password, but I would like to secure my account even more by enabling 2FA. I have read Help:2FA. --EPIC (talk) 17:44, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done --Alaa :)..! 20:39, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Bahadorjn

I would like the 2FA enabled for my account, also confirming that I've read Help:2FA. Thank you!

You'll probably need to make the request from your account...Praxidicae (talk) 14:15, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
@Bahadorjn: Please login and comment something that you confirm this request. Otherwise this cannot proceed. — regards, Revi 02:45, 5 September 2019 (UTC)
  Not done No response. Ruslik (talk) 05:20, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for AlexandreHamez

I'm in the process of securing all my accounts with 2-factor authentication, whenever possible. Wikipedia is the last one on my list. I have read the help page :-)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 20:39, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

2FA Tester for Sbb

I use 2FA for as many sites as possible. I would like to use 2FA with Wikipedia/Wikimedia as well. Thanks, --Sbb (talk) 17:24, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done Ruslik (talk) 14:25, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Requests for other global permissions

add global OTRS member for Tulsi Bhagat

Thanks, --Krd 06:10, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done.--HakanIST (talk) 06:16, 4 September 2019 (UTC)