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==== Y-dash@ja.wikipedia and ja.wikisource ====
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Please remove my Sysop status on '''ja.wikipedia and ja.wikisource'''. Thank you.--[[User:Y-dash|Y-dash]] 10:01, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
Please remove my Sysop status on '''ja.wikipedia and ja.wikisource'''. Thank you.--[[User:Y-dash|Y-dash]] 10:01, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
:{{done}}, thanks for your service. [[User:Matanya|Matanya]] 10:02, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
=== Miscellaneous requests ===
=== Miscellaneous requests ===

Revision as of 10:02, 7 July 2011

Requests and proposals Steward requests (<translate>


latest archive

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. </translate>

<translate> Old sections are archived by a [[<tvar|bot>User:JarBot</>|bot]]. Click here for a list of archives.</translate>


  • Requests for bot flags are handled at [[<tvar|srb>SRB</>|SRB]], and requests for [[<tvar|globalg>Special:MyLanguage/Global groups</>|global permissions]] are handled at [[<tvar|srgp>SRGP</>|SRGP]].
  • 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 ([[<tvar|irp>WM:IRP#On other wikis</>|index]]).
  • For urgent requests, such as to combat large-scale vandalism on a small wiki, contact a steward in the <tvar
Cross-wiki requests
Meta-Wiki requests


Using this page

1. Place the following code at the bottom of the appropriate section below: </translate>

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

<translate> 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 agreement

Certain permissions (notably CheckUser and Oversight) additionally [[<tvar|nonpublic-data>Special:MyLanguage/Access to nonpublic personal data policy</>|require]] users to sign a [[<tvar|agreement>Special:MyLanguage/Confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information</>|confidentiality agreement]]. Users requesting these permissions must make a request below, and must also [[<tvar|stew-handbook>Steward handbook/email templates</>|sign the confidentiality agreement]] with the Wikimedia Foundation. The request is placed on hold temporarily, until the receipt has been [[<tvar|idn>Access to nonpublic personal data policy/Noticeboard</>|formally confirmed]] by the Office. </translate>


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

==== Username@xxproject ====
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    =
 |user name =

Administrator access

Steward requests/Permissions/Sysop-header


Hi, I would become temporary administrator of kyrgyz wiktionary (six months if it is possible) because now here is since a long time that there are no users who contributing regularly, and furthermore there are no admins, the contrary there is much work and a lot of cleaning to do. There are pages to be deleted, others to move, and the first page has need to be reorganized, etc. ... Then we need someone to give a bit look at this wiktionary to prevent that is abandoned at herself and at the vandals. --Reder 11:22, 3 July 2011 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold for a week. fr33kman 22:51, 3 July 2011 (UTC)


i had a temporary administrator of kowikinews, and User:Gapo has been new Administrator. but User:Gapo's last cont is on April, so I want manage the project again. Devunt 21:09, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

please start a local discussion. best Matanya 21:10, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

Bureaucrat access

Steward requests/Permissions/Crat-header

CheckUser access

Steward requests/Permissions/CU-header

Oversight access

To request to have content oversighted, ask in #wikimedia-stewards, or email oversight-l(at)lists.wikimedia.org for requests regarding English Wikipedia. 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.

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


  • 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 [[<tvar|self-discussion>Talk:Steward_requests/Permissions/2011#Self_requests</>|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 [[<tvar|crat-rem>Bureaucrat#Removing_access</>|separate list of these specific wikis]].
  • See the [[<tvar|usage>#Using this page</>|instructions above]] for adding new requests. Please post new requests at the bottom of the section.</translate>

Mass removal of Admin rights on En.Wikipedia

Status:    Done

en:Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)/suspend sysop rights of inactive admins passed with an overwhelming consensus and is now part of Admin policy. The procedural removal of Admin rights needs to be preformed on some 200 inactive Admins. Cheers The Resident Anthropologist (talk)•(contribs) 17:47, 3 July 2011 (UTC)

Actually, I'm not sure the desysoppings are supposed to take place yet...looking at the new policy as of this version, the accounts are supposed to be notified a month in advance before they are desysopped, and again a couple of days before. The new policy was only implemented in the last few days, and to my knowledge the accounts haven't been notfied yet. Of course, I may have missed something. Acalamari 18:16, 3 July 2011 (UTC)
Matanya said on IRC that it's too late, because he's nearly done. However, he's stopped removing flags now, for what it's worth. — Waterfox ~talk~ 18:35, 3 July 2011 (UTC)
Matanya just said on IRC that it would be stupid to not finish those few left. He said that if anybody complains, stewards or local bureaucrats will grant the rights back. So, all done now. — Waterfox ~talk~ 18:41, 3 July 2011 (UTC)
The request was definitely premature per the process that was approved, but the harm is negligible since the policy permits a returning user to request restoration of their rights with little difficulty. At least so far no one seems to be overly upset, although who knows what will happen once word spreads. But either way what's done is done, and any fixing can be handled by the local bureaucrats on en-wiki. --RL0919 20:20, 3 July 2011 (UTC)


I don't know why, but I have the bot flag on urwiki. It probably shouldn't be there so if a steward can remove it that would be great. Regards, MacMed (talk) 17:34, 5 July 2011 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done, ur.wikipedia has local bureaucrats (see here). Please ask them to remove the flag locally. Jafeluv 19:15, 5 July 2011 (UTC)


I haven't used my admin rights in a while, and I think it's unlikely I will use them in the foreseeable future. --Gutza 16:23, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done, thanks for your work. Matanya 16:29, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

Y-dash@ja.wikipedia and ja.wikisource

Please remove my Sysop status on ja.wikipedia and ja.wikisource. Thank you.--Y-dash 10:01, 7 July 2011 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done, thanks for your service. Matanya 10:02, 7 July 2011 (UTC)

Miscellaneous requests

Steward requests/Permissions/Misc-header

Steward requests/Permissions/Footer