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Note: AbuseFilter was already enabled for all wikis, no need for this. --Hydriz 12:51, 23 October 2012 (UTC)

  • Go into the php configuration directory:
 cd /home/wikipedia/common/wmf-deployment
  • Add the extensions tables to the project:
 php maintenance/sql.php --wiki=dbname extensions/AbuseFilter/abusefilter.tables.sql
  • Add the wiki to the 'wmgUseAbuseFilter' array in InitiliseSettings.php.
  • /home/wikipedia/common/wmf-deployment/wmf-settings/InitiliseSettings.php
  • If needed, customize the settings for the extension in abusefilter.php.
  • /home/wikipedia/common/wmf-deployment/wmf-settings/abusefilter.php
  • If they want settings other than the defaults listed in the same file, you will need to enter them.
  • Update the configuration site-wide:
  • Alternatively, you can sync the InitiliseSettings.php and abusefilter.php files individually via sync-file if you so choose.


Never assign the group 'abusefilter-private' to any usergroup. It is DEV ONLY.