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Managing access for Copilot in your organization

Learn how to manage access to Copilot Business in your organization, and review usage data to inform your decisions.

Wer kann dieses Feature verwenden?

Organization owners can configure access to GitHub Copilot for members of their organization. Organization owners can also access usage data relating to GitHub Copilot in their organization and use that data to make informed decisions about seat assignment.

About managing access to GitHub Copilot in your organization

GitHub Copilot Business is a GitHub Copilot subscription, billed and administered at the organization level. Organization owners can administer access to Copilot for teams and individuals within the organization. Organization owners can also access usage data relating to GitHub Copilot in their organization, and use that data to make informed decisions about seat assignment.

Organization owners can manage various policies for Copilot, such as whether to allow or block suggestions that match public code. For more information, see "Managing policies and features for Copilot in your organization."

Configuring access to GitHub Copilot in your organization

After setting up a Copilot Business subscription, an organization owner can manage their organization members' access to GitHub Copilot. Granting access to GitHub Copilot requires a seat for each organization member you want to include.

Enabling access to GitHub Copilot for all current and future users in your organization

  1. Wähle in der oberen rechten Ecke von GitHub.com dein Profilfoto aus. Klicke dann auf Deine Organisationen.

    Screenshot des Dropdownmenüs unter dem Profilbild von @octocat. „Deine Organisationen“ ist in dunklem Orange eingerahmt.

  2. Klicke neben der Organisation auf Einstellungen.

  3. Klicken Sie im Abschnitt „Code, Planung und Automatisierung“ auf der Randleiste auf Copilot und dann auf Zugriff.

  4. Under "Copilot in your organization," to enable GitHub Copilot for all current and future users in your organization, select Enabled For: All members of the organization.

  5. In the "Confirm seat assignment" dialog, to confirm that you want to enable GitHub Copilot for all current and future users in your organization, click Confirm.

  6. To save your changes, click Save.

Enabling access to GitHub Copilot for specific users in your organization

  1. Wähle in der oberen rechten Ecke von GitHub.com dein Profilfoto aus. Klicke dann auf Deine Organisationen.

    Screenshot des Dropdownmenüs unter dem Profilbild von @octocat. „Deine Organisationen“ ist in dunklem Orange eingerahmt.

  2. Klicke neben der Organisation auf Einstellungen.

  3. Klicken Sie im Abschnitt „Code, Planung und Automatisierung“ auf der Randleiste auf Copilot und dann auf Zugriff.

  4. Under "Copilot in your organization," to enable GitHub Copilot for selected teams or users in your organization, select Enabled For: Selected members.

  5. If you are updating user access from the Enabled For: All members of the organization setting, in the "Confirm seat assignment" dialog, select how you want to start assigning access.

    • To unassign all members and then select those who should have access, select Start from scratch.
    • To keep all members who currently have access and then select those who should not have access, select Keep all users.
  6. If you selected Start from scratch, click Add seats.

  7. If you selected Add seats, in the "Enable GitHub Copilot access to users and teams" dialog, you can either search for and add individual users or teams, or you can click Upload CSV to add members in bulk by uploading a CSV file.

    Screenshot of the "enable access for selected members" dialog.

    • To search for users, type their username or full name in the search bar. If you select a user who is not currently a member of your organization, they will be invited to join your organization when you click Continue to purchase followed by Purchase seats.

    • To add members in bulk, click Upload CSV, and then upload a CSV file including either the username or email address for each member you want to add, separated by a comma. The file can contain a mixture of usernames and email addresses.

      Warning: When you upload a CSV file, GitHub Copilot will search all users on GitHub.com for matches. If the CSV includes users who are not members of your organization, they will be invited to join your organization when you click Continue to purchase followed by Purchase seats.

    • Review the list of users generated from your CSV file. To confirm that you want to grant access to the listed users, click Continue to purchase followed by Purchase seats. To reject the list, click Cancel.

  8. If you selected Keep all users, review the full list of your organization members and select the individuals whose GitHub Copilot you want to revoke.

  9. To confirm the revocation of access for the selected members, at the top of the list of members, click Cancel seat.

Revoking access to GitHub Copilot for your whole organization

  1. Wähle in der oberen rechten Ecke von GitHub.com dein Profilfoto aus. Klicke dann auf Deine Organisationen.

    Screenshot des Dropdownmenüs unter dem Profilbild von @octocat. „Deine Organisationen“ ist in dunklem Orange eingerahmt.

  2. Klicke neben der Organisation auf Einstellungen.

  3. Klicke im Abschnitt „Codeplanung und Automatisierung“ auf der Randleiste auf Copilot und dann auf Zugriff.

  4. Unter „GitHub Copilot in der Organisation“ ist die Option Deaktiviert auszuwählen, um den Zugriff auf GitHub Copilot für alle Benutzer in der Organisationen zu widerrufen.

  5. Klicken Sie im Dialogfeld „Entfernen von Arbeitsplätzen bestätigen“ auf Arbeitsplätze entfernen.

Revoking access to GitHub Copilot for specific users in your organization

Removing a user from the organization(s) that had assigned them a GitHub Copilot seat will automatically unassign the seat from them. Alternatively, you can unassign a member's GitHub Copilot seat while preserving their membership. These changes will take effect at the beginning of the next billing cycle.

  1. Wähle in der oberen rechten Ecke von GitHub.com dein Profilfoto aus. Klicke dann auf Deine Organisationen.

    Screenshot des Dropdownmenüs unter dem Profilbild von @octocat. „Deine Organisationen“ ist in dunklem Orange eingerahmt.

  2. Klicke neben der Organisation auf Einstellungen.

  3. Klicken Sie im Abschnitt „Code, Planung und Automatisierung“ auf der Randleiste auf Copilot und dann auf Zugriff.

  4. Under "Copilot in your organization," select Enabled For: selected members.

    • In the "Confirm seat assignment" dialog, click Keep all users.
  5. Under "Access for users and teams," in the search bar, type the member's username or full name.

  6. To remove the member from the list of users who have access to GitHub Copilot, select the checkbox to the left of their username, then click Cancel seat.

  7. In the "Confirm seat removal" dialog, click Remove seats.

Reviewing usage data for GitHub Copilot in your organization

You can review usage data for GitHub Copilot in your organization to help you make informed decisions about seat assignment.

  1. Wähle in der oberen rechten Ecke von GitHub.com dein Profilfoto aus. Klicke dann auf Deine Organisationen.

    Screenshot des Dropdownmenüs unter dem Profilbild von @octocat. „Deine Organisationen“ ist in dunklem Orange eingerahmt.

  2. Klicke neben der Organisation auf Einstellungen.

  3. Klicken Sie im Abschnitt „Code, Planung und Automatisierung“ auf der Randleiste auf Copilot und dann auf Zugriff.

  4. At the top of the page, under "GitHub Copilot," you can see an overview of your organization's GitHub Copilot usage. You can see the number seats assigned through your Copilot Business subscription, and the estimated monthly cost.

    Screenshot of the GitHub Copilot usage overview.

  5. For more detailed information, next to "Access for users and teams," click Get report.

    • GitHub will generate a report for you, which you can download as a CSV file.
  6. Alternatively, under "Access for users and teams," you can use the Sort options to sort the list of users by when they last used GitHub Copilot.

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