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This page is for requests to have stewards grant or revoke administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, and oversight rights on Wikimedia wikis which do not have a local permissions procedure. Please check the sidebar to the right to see whether your request belongs better elsewhere. Specifically, bot requests, requests for CheckUser information and global rights requests belong on their respective pages.

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).

Interface translations are done at translatewiki. Please do not request administrator access for that purpose; your request will be declined.

For urgent requests, such as to combat large-scale vandalism on a small wiki, contact a steward in the #wikimedia-stewardsconnect IRC channel (web client). In emergencies only, type !steward in the channel to inform stewards that you need help. Otherwise, you can use @steward to gain attention if the channel is quiet.

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 | Bureaucrat | CheckUser | Oversight | Removal of access | Miscellaneous | Global permissions | Unexpired temporary access
Crosswiki requests
MetaWiki requests

Using this page[edit]

  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    =
     |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 identity[edit]

Certain permissions (notably CheckUser and Oversight) additionally require users to confirm their identity. Users requesting these permissions must make a request below, and must also submit the relevant identification to the Foundation. The request is placed on hold temporarily, until the receipt has been formally confirmed by the office.

Requests[edit]

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

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

Administrator access[edit]

See administrator for information about the position. Requests for removal of access belong in another section. Admins doing cross-wiki work may wish to see IRC/wikimedia-admin for information about joining #wikimedia-admin.

If you are requesting administrator status to translate the wiki interface, this should be done at the translatewiki.net instead (see mw:localisation). You can ask questions in the IRC channel or on the mailing list.

If you are requesting adminship to handle one-time vandalism incidents or clearing a deletion backlog, please see Vandalism reports and Steward requests/Miscellaneous.

Stewards
Currently-active temporary permissions are listed at /Approved temporary; please use {{Systmp}} for temporary permission. Please invite new sysops to the admin IRC channel.
Archiving
Requests only need remain listed below for a few days, and may afterward be removed as long as they have been copied to the subpage. Users who archive requests on that page, please check if the request was correctly added to the temporary subpage before removing it from this page.

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

xqt@pdcwiki[edit]

At 7th time I would like to prolong my adminship at pdc-wiki when it expires this week. Since a long time I am the only active local sysop at his site. A local announcement has been started at w:pdc:Wikipedia:Gmeeschafts-Portal#Xqt as admin (7). Old announcements are listed in the archive. Thanks a lot.  @xqt 16:38, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold till 19th April--Shanmugamp7 (talk) 17:10, 16 April 2014 (UTC)
Done Granted for 1 year and 8 months to expire on 2015-12-31.
Thank you for your work, please keep up! --M/ (talk) 10:22, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Espreon@angwiktionary[edit]

I would like to have my adminship at ang.wikt renewed again so that I can continue maintaining the site.

Thanks,

Espreon (talk) 18:42, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Done Granted for 6 months to expire on 2014-10-17. Ajraddatz (talk) 18:52, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Bureaucrat access[edit]

See bureaucrat for information about the position. In principle, requests for temporary bureaucrat access are not granted.
General note
There is an ongoing discussion regarding the minimum number of votes and overall participation to promote users to bureaucrat at Talk:Bureaucrat/2010-02#Minimum number of votes (see also this RFC). Users are encouraged to assist in the development of a policy that allows stewards to not decide on whether a promotion is valid or not. Thank you.

CheckUser access[edit]

To request CheckUser information, see Steward requests/Checkuser. This is the place to request CheckUser access. Note that temporary CheckUser access is not permitted and the temporary status is only used by Stewards.

Stewards
When someone asks for CheckUser status, please check the current policy before giving the status. There is an email template to request identification from the new CU. Do not grant CU access unless the user is identified to the Foundation. Breaching these rules may be cause for removing your steward access. When you give someone CheckUser, please list them on CheckUser, ask them to subscribe to checkuser-l, email checkuser-l-owner-at-lists.wikimedia.org so the listadmins know the person is allowed on the mailing list, and make sure they contact an op for access to #wikimedia-privacy and #wikimedia-checkuser.

Oversight access[edit]

To request to have content oversighted, ask in #wikimedia-stewards, or, for requests regarding English Wikipedia email oversight-en-wp-at-wikipedia.org. This is the place to request Oversight access. Note that temporary Oversight access is not permitted and the temporary status is only used by Stewards.

Stewards
Do not grant Oversight access unless the user is identified to the foundation, which will be announced on the Identification noticeboard. When you give someone oversight access, list them on Oversight.

Removal of access[edit]

If you're requesting the removal of your own status, make sure you're logged in to a global 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 status, you must gain consensus on the local wiki first. All discussion must take place on your local wiki. When there is community consensus that the user's access should be removed, a trusted person 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.

In either case, copy and paste the following text into the correct section (see instructions above). Please post requests at the bottom of the section.

However, as the bureaucrats of a few wikis may remove users from the administrator or bureaucrat group, please see also a separate list of these specific wikis.

==== username@domain ====
{{sr-request
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    = 
 |user name = 
 |discussion= <!-- local confirmation link / local policy link -->
}}
Your remarks, etc. --~~~~

Nelson Teixeira@ptwikipedia[edit]

According to local rules, a sysop is inactive after six months of complete inactivity and flag removal have to be done automatically. Please, remove sysop and checkuser status. Thanks.—Teles «Talk to me ˱C L @ S˲» 00:34, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Has he been notified by e-mail? I see a(n informal) note regarding this on his talk page, but if I unerstand the policy correctly, he should also have been approached by e-mail. Savhñ 09:24, 12 April 2014 (UTC)
You are right about that. It seems that notifying him on his page is not enough. I just sent him an email.—Teles «Talk to me ˱C L @ S˲» 15:57, 12 April 2014 (UTC)
Time2wait.svg On hold for a week since the user has been notified yesterday --Shanmugamp7 (talk) 05:20, 13 April 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done by Savh on 15:27 (UTC) (log on meta). Trijnsteltalk 15:38, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Blueknight@nlwiki[edit]

Blueknight did not receive the needed 75% support in this confirmation round and therefore per local policy loses their sysop rights. Thank you in advance. Best regards, — TBloemink talk 22:22, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Removed. Thanks to Blueknight for their service. Ajraddatz (talk) 22:29, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Lavallen@wikidatawiki[edit]

I have requested the local crats to move the userrights to another account. No matter of their response, I would like you to remove the rights of this account since it will be orphaned. -- Lavallen 13:27, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. -- Mentifisto 13:42, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Lavallen@svwiki[edit]

Account is orphaned, please remove all userrights. You may also remove Lavallen's rights here on meta. -- Lavallen 13:27, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. -- Mentifisto 13:42, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Pathoschild@enwikisource[edit]

Since I'm no longer active on-wiki, please remove my admin flag on enwikisource. —Pathoschild 02:20, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done :(--Shanmugamp7 (talk) 05:48, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Al Pereira@wikipedia.it[edit]

See logs. I've notified the user in his talk page, and thanked him for his past work. --M/ (talk) 11:14, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Done. Savhñ 15:01, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Maria Sieglinda von Nudeldorf@shwikipedia[edit]

Please remove my admin flag on shwikipedia. Maria Sieglinda von Nudeldorf (talk) 11:16, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

On hold for 1 day, per standard procedure. --M/ (talk) 11:19, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Miscellaneous requests[edit]

Requests that don't fit in other sections belong here. Import rights can be granted on most wikis by stewards only, not bureaucrats, so the automatic list of local bureaucrats is irrelevant for this. Please gather community consensus before placing a link to the discussion here.

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

Unapersona@cawikiquote[edit]

I request the permission of importer. Unapersona (talk) 14:34, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

What are you going to import? Ruslik (talk) 18:21, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

See also[edit]