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This page is for requests to have stewards grant or revoke administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, and oversight rights on Wikimedia projects which do not have a local permissions procedure.

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  • If you are requesting adminship or bureaucratship, and your wiki has a local bureaucrat, submit your request to that user or to the relevant local request page (index).
  • For urgent requests, such as to combat large-scale vandalism on a small wiki, contact a steward in the #wikimedia-stewardsconnect IRC channel. In emergencies, type !steward in the channel to get the attention of stewards. Otherwise, you can type @steward for non-urgent help.

Other than requests to remove your own access or emergencies, please only make requests here after gaining the on-wiki approval of your local community.

Quick navigation: Administrator | Interface administrator | Bureaucrat | CheckUser | Oversight | Removal of access | Miscellaneous | Global permissions

Cross-wiki requests
Meta-Wiki requests

Using this pageEdit

1. Place the following code at the bottom of the appropriate section below:

==== User name@xxproject ====
{{sr-request
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    = <!-- such as en.wikibooks -->
 |user name =
 |discussion= 
}}
(your remarks) ~~~~

2. Fill in the values:

  • domain: the wiki's URL domain (like "ex.wikipedia" or "meta.wikimedia").
  • user name: the name of the user whose rights are to be changed (like "Exampleuser"). In case you're requesting access for multiple bots, leave this field blank and give a list of these bots in your remarks
  • discussion: a link to the local vote or discussion about the rights change (for example, "[[ex:Wikipedia:Requests_for_adminship#ExampleUser]]").

3. If anything is missing from your request, a steward will request more information.

Confirmation of signing confidentiality agreementEdit

Certain permissions (notably CheckUser and Oversight) additionally require users to sign a confidentiality agreement. Users requesting these permissions must make a request below, and must also sign the confidentiality agreement with the Wikimedia Foundation. The request is placed on hold temporarily, until the receipt has been formally confirmed by the Office.

RequestsEdit

COPY THE FOLLOWING CODE to the bottom of the appropriate section below:

==== User name@xxproject ====
{{sr-request
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    =
 |user name =
 |discussion= 
}}

Administrator accessEdit

See administrator for information about this user group.

  • MediaWiki interface translations are done at translatewiki.net. Please do not request administrator access solely for that purpose; your request will be declined.

  • Stewards: Please use {{Systmp}} for approved temporary requests.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

For permanent adminship, please provide a link to the local community approval. For temporary adminship please state for how long and for which tasks you need it, and link to a local announcement.

The Living love@ha.wikipediaEdit

Hi! Pls could you grant me permanent administrator right in Hausa Wikipedia, I previously served temporary and now we don't have any local admin, and as a growing project we need to have permanent local administrators. The Living love (talk) 21:25, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

Interface administrator accessEdit

See Interface admin for information about this user group.

  • If you are requesting adminship and the interface admin at the same time, you can file one request in administrator section and state you want interface adminship as well.
  • MediaWiki interface translations are done at translatewiki.net. Please do not request interface administrator access solely for that purpose; your request will be declined.
  • Since the end of 2018 all interface administrators are required to have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled. Please, enable it before posting your request here.

  • Stewards: Please use {{Systmp}} for approved temporary requests.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

For permanent interface adminship, please provide a link to the local community approval. For temporary interface adminship please state for how long and for which tasks you need it, and link to a local announcement.

Bureaucrat accessEdit

See bureaucrat for information about this user group.
  • In principle, requests for temporary bureaucrat access are not granted.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

CheckUser accessEdit

See CheckUser policy for information about this user group and the policy governing the use of this tool.
  • To request CheckUser information, see Steward requests/Checkuser. This is the place to request CheckUser access.
  • Temporary CheckUser access is not permitted and temporary access is only used by stewards.

Oversight accessEdit

See Oversight policy for information about this user group and the policy governing the use of this tool.
  • To request to have content oversighted, ask for a steward in #wikimedia-stewardsconnect and contact a steward privately. This section is for requesting access to the Oversight tool.
  • For contact details about oversighters across the wikis, refer to this page.
  • Note that temporary Oversight access is not permitted and temporary status is only used by stewards.

  • When a new user is assigned to this group, please add them to this list.

Removal of accessEdit

  • If you're requesting the removal of your own permissions, make sure you're logged in to your account. If you have multiple flags, specify which you want removed. Stewards may delay your request a short time to ensure you have time to rethink your request (see previous discussion on 24 hour delays); the rights will not be restored by stewards once they are removed.
  • To request the removal of another user's permissions, you must gain consensus on the local wiki first. When there is community consensus that the user's access should be removed, a trusted user from that wiki should provide a link here to the discussion, a brief explanation of the reason for the request, and summarize the results of discussion. However, as bureaucrats of some wikis may remove users from the administrator or bureaucrat group, please see also a separate list of these specific wikis.
  • See the instructions above for adding new requests. Please post new requests at the bottom of the section.

Deu@ka.wiktionaryEdit

Unfortunatelly no edits after 22 march...

https://ka.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E1%83%A1%E1%83%9E%E1%83%94%E1%83%AA%E1%83%98%E1%83%90%E1%83%9A%E1%83%A3%E1%83%A0%E1%83%98:%E1%83%AC%E1%83%95%E1%83%9A%E1%83%98%E1%83%9A%E1%83%98/Deu --ჯეო (talk) 17:57, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Under which policy or consensus is this removal being requested? —MarcoAurelio (talk) 09:45, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Katxis@lad.wikipediaEdit

This user has also gone by the user names Chabi and Chabi1 over time. (I have verified this separately in the past.) For a while, he could not access the Chabi account, and we moved the sysop rights on ladwiki to Katxis. At this point, he is leaving the Katxis account behind, and returning to the Chabi account. Accordingly, we'd like the sysop and 'crat flags removed from "Katxis", after which I will restore them to "Chabi". No delay is needed. Thank you. StevenJ81 (talk) 15:23, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

@Katxis: Can you confirm? Not doubting StevenJ81, but we'd like confirmation for archiving purposes. Thanks, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 20:09, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
He might not be able to get in as Katxis, Marco. Would an email thread where it was all discussed explicitly do the trick if I forward it to you? StevenJ81 (talk) 21:02, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
@MarcoAurelio: I don't think he can get in as Katxis right now, Marco. (I don't have any reason to think that the account is compromised, but he's told me he can't get in right now.) So I'm going to forward an email thread to you where it was all discussed explicitly. StevenJ81 (talk) 16:49, 19 September 2019 (UTC)
  DoneMarcoAurelio (talk) 11:11, 22 September 2019 (UTC)
TY. StevenJ81 (talk) 15:23, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Timotheus Canens@en.wikipediaEdit

Please remove CU and OS. Thanks. T. Canens@en.wp (talk) 00:27, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

  On hold for 1 day, standard for resignation of advanced permissions --Alaa :)..! 11:25, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

  Done --rxy (talk) 08:55, 22 September 2019 (UTC)

Miscellaneous requestsEdit

Requests for permissions that don't fit in other sections belong here. Importer rights can be granted on most wikis by stewards only. Please gain local community consensus before posting a new section here.

Note that the following types of permissions requests belong on separate pages:

  • SRB — Local or global bot status
  • SRGP — Global permissions

See alsoEdit