[Mediawiki-l] Removing auto-blocking

Sy Ali sy1234 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 15:38:26 UTC 2006


I wanted to follow up on this issue.  I'm still not sure what I should
be doing to grant edit access to this user.  Is there an ip whitelist?
 Is there a way to disable this auto-blocking?


On 10/17/06, Sy Ali <sy1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/17/06, Rotem Liss <rotemliss_net at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > Did you try to remove the *autoblock* from Special:Ipblocklist? If not, try to
> > do that. If you did it and it was recreated, the blocked user tried to
> > edit/move/something from the same IP of the autoblocked user after you removed
> > the autoblock.
>
> Yes I tried to remove the user's entry in the blocked users list.
> (Special:ipblocklist)
>
> Yes it was recreated.
>
> Yes the user tried to edit again.  Their IP address does not / can not change.
>
> I don't know what to do to help.. =/
>



On 10/17/06, Sy Ali <sy1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of my users cannot edit a page.  He is being automatically
> blocked.  How do I remove this auto-block?  Un-blocking him won't
> work.. he is still re-blocked at every edit attempt.
>
> He is using a shared IP with some other users, none of which have been
> editing pages.
>
> I don't see a whitelist feature in 1.6.5's Special pages.  I'd rather
> just kill this feature since the site is private anyways.
>
> It's odd, since the user is being blocked because that same user has
> used the same IP before.
>
>
>
> Some items have been removed for privacy:
> --+
>
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> Your user name or IP address has been blocked by Sy.
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> Autoblocked because your IP address has been recently used by
> "(user)". The reason given for (user)'s block is: "'"
>
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