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The group is used by Stewards and Sysadmins
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'''CheckUser''' is a [[Special:CheckUser|restricted special page]], available only to stewards and system administrators. CheckUser allows authorized users to check and view what IP addresses have been used by user accounts - data which is normally hidden. They can also view some other technical information about browsers and user clients.
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A log of CheckUser actions is [[Special:CheckUserLog|kept privately]]. Due to the sensitivity of the tool, CheckUser rights will not be granted to any non-stewards or sysadmins except under exceptional circumstances. Bureaucrats, however, can test the tool on their own account and IP address only.

Revision as of 21:16, 21 September 2017

CheckUser is a restricted special page, available only to stewards and system administrators. CheckUser allows authorized users to check and view what IP addresses have been used by user accounts - data which is normally hidden. They can also view some other technical information about browsers and user clients.

A log of CheckUser actions is kept privately. Due to the sensitivity of the tool, CheckUser rights will not be granted to any non-stewards or sysadmins except under exceptional circumstances. Bureaucrats, however, can test the tool on their own account and IP address only.