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Inviting people to manage your enterprise

You can invite people to become enterprise owners or billing managers for your enterprise account. You can also remove enterprise owners or billing managers who no longer need access to the enterprise account.

Enterprise owners can invite other people to become additional enterprise administrators.

About users who can manage your enterprise account

Currently, there are two administrative roles available in enterprises: enterprise owners, who can access and manage all settings across the enterprise, and billing managers, who can access and manage only the enterprise's billing settings. Enterprise owners can also see all of the members and outside collaborators for every organization owned by the enterprise. For more information, see "Roles in an enterprise."

If your enterprise uses Enterprise Managed Users, enterprise owners can only be added or removed through your identity provider. For more information, see "About Enterprise Managed Users."

Tip: For more information on managing users within an organization owned by your enterprise account, see "Managing membership in your organization" and "Managing people's access to your organization with roles."

Inviting an enterprise administrator to your enterprise account

After you invite someone to join the enterprise account, they must accept the emailed invitation before they can access the enterprise account. Pending invitations will expire after 7 days.

You can see all pending invitations to become an administrator of your enterprise account. For more information, see "Viewing people in your enterprise."

  1. In the top-right corner of GitHub.com, click your profile photo, then click Your enterprises. "Your enterprises" in drop-down menu for profile photo on GitHub Enterprise Cloud

  2. In the list of enterprises, click the enterprise you want to view. Name of an enterprise in list of your enterprises

  3. In the enterprise account sidebar, click People. People tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  4. Under " People", click Administrators.

    Administrators tab

  5. Above the list of administrators, click Invite admin.

    "Invite admin" button above the list of enterprise owners

  6. Type the username, full name, or email address of the person you want to invite to become an enterprise administrator, then select the appropriate person from the results. Modal box with field to type a person's username, full name, or email address, and Invite button

  7. Select Owner or Billing Manager. Modal box with role choices

  8. Click Send Invitation. Send invitation button

Removing an enterprise administrator from your enterprise account

Only enterprise owners can remove other enterprise administrators from the enterprise account.

If the administrator you want to remove is a member of any organizations owned by the enterprise, you can choose Convert to member, which will remove their administrative role but retain their organization memberships, or Remove from enterprise, which will remove both their administrative role and organization memberships.

  1. In the top-right corner of GitHub.com, click your profile photo, then click Your enterprises. "Your enterprises" in drop-down menu for profile photo on GitHub Enterprise Cloud

  2. In the list of enterprises, click the enterprise you want to view. Name of an enterprise in list of your enterprises

  3. In the enterprise account sidebar, click People. People tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  4. Under " People", click Administrators.

    Administrators tab

  5. Next to the username of the person you'd like to remove, click , then click Convert to member or Remove from enterprise..

    Settings gear with menu option to remove an enterprise administrator

  6. Read the confirmation, then click Yes, convert USERNAME to member.