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REST API endpoints for organizations

Use the REST API to interact with organizations.

List organizations

Lists all organizations, in the order that they were created on GitHub Enterprise Cloud.

Note: Pagination is powered exclusively by the since parameter. Use the Link header to get the URL for the next page of organizations.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List organizations"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token does not require any permissions.

This endpoint can be used without authentication if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "List organizations"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
since integer

An organization ID. Only return organizations with an ID greater than this ID.

per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

HTTP response status codes for "List organizations"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

304

Not modified

Code samples for "List organizations"

Request example

get/organizations
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/organizations

Response

Status: 200
[ { "login": "github", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjE=", "url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/events", "hooks_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/hooks", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/issues", "members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/members{/member}", "public_members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/public_members{/member}", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "description": "A great organization" } ]

Get an organization

Gets information about an organization.

When the value of two_factor_requirement_enabled is true, the organization requires all members, billing managers, and outside collaborators to enable two-factor authentication.

To see the full details about an organization, the authenticated user must be an organization owner.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the admin:org scope to see the full details about an organization.

To see information about an organization's GitHub Enterprise Cloud plan, GitHub Apps need the Organization plan permission.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Get an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token does not require any permissions.

This endpoint can be used without authentication if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "Get an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP response status codes for "Get an organization"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples for "Get an organization"

Request example

get/orgs/{org}
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG

Response

Status: 200
{ "login": "github", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjE=", "url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/events", "hooks_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/hooks", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/issues", "members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/members{/member}", "public_members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/public_members{/member}", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "description": "A great organization", "name": "github", "company": "GitHub", "blog": "https://github.com/blog", "location": "San Francisco", "email": "octocat@github.com", "twitter_username": "github", "is_verified": true, "has_organization_projects": true, "has_repository_projects": true, "public_repos": 2, "public_gists": 1, "followers": 20, "following": 0, "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "created_at": "2008-01-14T04:33:35Z", "type": "Organization", "total_private_repos": 100, "owned_private_repos": 100, "private_gists": 81, "disk_usage": 10000, "collaborators": 8, "billing_email": "mona@github.com", "plan": { "name": "Medium", "space": 400, "private_repos": 20, "filled_seats": 4, "seats": 5 }, "default_repository_permission": "read", "members_can_create_repositories": true, "two_factor_requirement_enabled": true, "members_allowed_repository_creation_type": "all", "members_can_create_public_repositories": false, "members_can_create_private_repositories": false, "members_can_create_internal_repositories": false, "members_can_create_pages": true, "members_can_create_public_pages": true, "members_can_create_private_pages": true, "members_can_fork_private_repositories": false, "web_commit_signoff_required": false, "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z", "archived_at": null, "dependency_graph_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "dependabot_alerts_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "dependabot_security_updates_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "advanced_security_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_push_protection_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link": "https://github.com/octo-org/octo-repo/blob/main/im-blocked.md", "secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link_enabled": false, "secret_scanning_validity_checks_enabled": false }

Update an organization

Parameter Deprecation Notice: GitHub Enterprise Cloud will replace and discontinue members_allowed_repository_creation_type in favor of more granular permissions. The new input parameters are members_can_create_public_repositories, members_can_create_private_repositories for all organizations and members_can_create_internal_repositories for organizations associated with an enterprise account using GitHub Enterprise Cloud or GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20+. For more information, see the blog post.

Updates the organization's profile and member privileges.

The authenticated user must be an organization owner to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the admin:org or repo scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Update an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:write

Parameters for "Update an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
billing_email string

Billing email address. This address is not publicized.

company string

The company name.

email string

The publicly visible email address.

twitter_username string

The Twitter username of the company.

location string

The location.

name string

The shorthand name of the company.

description string

The description of the company.

has_organization_projects boolean

Whether an organization can use organization projects.

has_repository_projects boolean

Whether repositories that belong to the organization can use repository projects.

default_repository_permission string

Default permission level members have for organization repositories.

Default: read

Can be one of: read, write, admin, none

members_can_create_repositories boolean

Whether of non-admin organization members can create repositories. Note: A parameter can override this parameter. See members_allowed_repository_creation_type in this table for details.

Default: true

members_can_create_internal_repositories boolean

Whether organization members can create internal repositories, which are visible to all enterprise members. You can only allow members to create internal repositories if your organization is associated with an enterprise account using GitHub Enterprise Cloud or GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20+. For more information, see "Restricting repository creation in your organization" in the GitHub Help documentation.

members_can_create_private_repositories boolean

Whether organization members can create private repositories, which are visible to organization members with permission. For more information, see "Restricting repository creation in your organization" in the GitHub Help documentation.

members_can_create_public_repositories boolean

Whether organization members can create public repositories, which are visible to anyone. For more information, see "Restricting repository creation in your organization" in the GitHub Help documentation.

members_allowed_repository_creation_type string

Specifies which types of repositories non-admin organization members can create. private is only available to repositories that are part of an organization on GitHub Enterprise Cloud. Note: This parameter is deprecated and will be removed in the future. Its return value ignores internal repositories. Using this parameter overrides values set in members_can_create_repositories. See the parameter deprecation notice in the operation description for details.

Can be one of: all, private, none

members_can_create_pages boolean

Whether organization members can create GitHub Pages sites. Existing published sites will not be impacted.

Default: true

members_can_create_public_pages boolean

Whether organization members can create public GitHub Pages sites. Existing published sites will not be impacted.

Default: true

members_can_create_private_pages boolean

Whether organization members can create private GitHub Pages sites. Existing published sites will not be impacted.

Default: true

members_can_fork_private_repositories boolean

Whether organization members can fork private organization repositories.

Default: false

web_commit_signoff_required boolean

Whether contributors to organization repositories are required to sign off on commits they make through GitHub's web interface.

Default: false

blog string
advanced_security_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether GitHub Advanced Security is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

dependabot_alerts_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether Dependabot alerts is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

dependabot_security_updates_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether Dependabot security updates is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

dependency_graph_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether dependency graph is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

secret_scanning_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether secret scanning is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

secret_scanning_push_protection_enabled_for_new_repositories boolean

Whether secret scanning push protection is automatically enabled for new repositories.

To use this parameter, you must have admin permissions for the repository or be an owner or security manager for the organization that owns the repository. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

You can check which security and analysis features are currently enabled by using a GET /orgs/{org} request.

secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link_enabled boolean

Whether a custom link is shown to contributors who are blocked from pushing a secret by push protection.

secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link string

If secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link_enabled is true, the URL that will be displayed to contributors who are blocked from pushing a secret.

secret_scanning_validity_checks_enabled boolean

Whether secret scanning automatic validity checks on supported partner tokens is enabled for all repositories under this organization.

HTTP response status codes for "Update an organization"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

409

Conflict

422

Validation failed

Code samples for "Update an organization"

Request example

patch/orgs/{org}
curl -L \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG \ -d '{"billing_email":"mona@github.com","company":"GitHub","email":"mona@github.com","twitter_username":"github","location":"San Francisco","name":"github","description":"GitHub, the company.","default_repository_permission":"read","members_can_create_repositories":true,"members_allowed_repository_creation_type":"all"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "login": "github", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjE=", "url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/events", "hooks_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/hooks", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/issues", "members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/members{/member}", "public_members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/public_members{/member}", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "description": "A great organization", "name": "github", "company": "GitHub", "blog": "https://github.com/blog", "location": "San Francisco", "email": "octocat@github.com", "twitter_username": "github", "is_verified": true, "has_organization_projects": true, "has_repository_projects": true, "public_repos": 2, "public_gists": 1, "followers": 20, "following": 0, "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "created_at": "2008-01-14T04:33:35Z", "type": "Organization", "total_private_repos": 100, "owned_private_repos": 100, "private_gists": 81, "disk_usage": 10000, "collaborators": 8, "billing_email": "mona@github.com", "plan": { "name": "Medium", "space": 400, "private_repos": 20, "filled_seats": 4, "seats": 5 }, "default_repository_permission": "read", "members_can_create_repositories": true, "two_factor_requirement_enabled": true, "members_allowed_repository_creation_type": "all", "members_can_create_public_repositories": false, "members_can_create_private_repositories": false, "members_can_create_internal_repositories": false, "members_can_create_pages": true, "members_can_create_public_pages": true, "members_can_create_private_pages": true, "members_can_fork_private_repositories": false, "web_commit_signoff_required": false, "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z", "archived_at": null, "dependency_graph_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "dependabot_alerts_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "dependabot_security_updates_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "advanced_security_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_push_protection_enabled_for_new_repositories": false, "secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link": "https://github.com/octo-org/octo-repo/blob/main/im-blocked.md", "secret_scanning_push_protection_custom_link_enabled": false, "secret_scanning_validity_checks_enabled": false }

Delete an organization

Deletes an organization and all its repositories.

The organization login will be unavailable for 90 days after deletion.

Please review the Terms of Service regarding account deletion before using this endpoint:

https://docs.github.com/enterprise-cloud@latest//site-policy/github-terms/github-terms-of-service

Fine-grained access tokens for "Delete an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:write

Parameters for "Delete an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP response status codes for "Delete an organization"

Status codeDescription
202

Accepted

403

Forbidden

404

Resource not found

Code samples for "Delete an organization"

Request example

delete/orgs/{org}
curl -L \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG

Accepted

Get the audit log for an organization

Gets the audit log for an organization. For more information, see "Reviewing the audit log for your organization."

By default, the response includes up to 30 events from the past three months. Use the phrase parameter to filter results and retrieve older events. For example, use the phrase parameter with the created qualifier to filter events based on when the events occurred. For more information, see "Reviewing the audit log for your organization."

Use pagination to retrieve fewer or more than 30 events. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

This endpoint has a rate limit of 1,750 queries per hour per user and IP address. If your integration receives a rate limit error (typically a 403 or 429 response), it should wait before making another request to the GitHub API. For more information, see "Rate limits for the REST API" and "Best practices for integrators."

The authenticated user must be an organization owner to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the read:audit_log scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Get the audit log for an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:read

Parameters for "Get the audit log for an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
phrase string

A search phrase. For more information, see Searching the audit log.

include string

The event types to include:

  • web - returns web (non-Git) events.
  • git - returns Git events.
  • all - returns both web and Git events.

The default is web.

Can be one of: web, git, all

after string

A cursor, as given in the Link header. If specified, the query only searches for events after this cursor.

before string

A cursor, as given in the Link header. If specified, the query only searches for events before this cursor.

order string

The order of audit log events. To list newest events first, specify desc. To list oldest events first, specify asc.

The default is desc.

Can be one of: desc, asc

per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

HTTP response status codes for "Get the audit log for an organization"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "Get the audit log for an organization"

Request example

get/orgs/{org}/audit-log
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG/audit-log

Response

Status: 200
[ { "@timestamp": 1606929874512, "action": "team.add_member", "actor": "octocat", "created_at": 1606929874512, "_document_id": "xJJFlFOhQ6b-5vaAFy9Rjw", "org": "octo-corp", "team": "octo-corp/example-team", "user": "monalisa" }, { "@timestamp": 1606507117008, "action": "org.create", "actor": "octocat", "created_at": 1606507117008, "_document_id": "Vqvg6kZ4MYqwWRKFDzlMoQ", "org": "octocat-test-org" }, { "@timestamp": 1605719148837, "action": "repo.destroy", "actor": "monalisa", "created_at": 1605719148837, "_document_id": "LwW2vpJZCDS-WUmo9Z-ifw", "org": "mona-org", "repo": "mona-org/mona-test-repo", "visibility": "private" } ]

List SAML SSO authorizations for an organization

Lists all credential authorizations for an organization that uses SAML single sign-on (SSO). The credentials are either personal access tokens or SSH keys that organization members have authorized for the organization. For more information, see About authentication with SAML single sign-on.

The authenticated user must be an organization owner to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the read:org scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List SAML SSO authorizations for an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:read

Parameters for "List SAML SSO authorizations for an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

Page token

login string

Limits the list of credentials authorizations for an organization to a specific login

HTTP response status codes for "List SAML SSO authorizations for an organization"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "List SAML SSO authorizations for an organization"

Request example

get/orgs/{org}/credential-authorizations
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG/credential-authorizations

Response

Status: 200
[ { "login": "octocat", "credential_id": 161195, "credential_type": "personal access token", "token_last_eight": "71c3fc11", "credential_authorized_at": "2011-01-26T19:06:43Z", "credential_accessed_at": "2011-01-26T19:06:43Z", "authorized_credential_expires_at": "2011-02-25T19:06:43Z", "scopes": [ "user", "repo" ] }, { "login": "hubot", "credential_id": 161196, "credential_type": "personal access token", "token_last_eight": "Ae178B4a", "credential_authorized_at": "2019-03-29T19:06:43Z", "credential_accessed_at": "2011-01-26T19:06:43Z", "authorized_credential_expires_at": "2019-04-28T19:06:43Z", "scopes": [ "repo" ] } ]

Remove a SAML SSO authorization for an organization

Removes a credential authorization for an organization that uses SAML SSO. Once you remove someone's credential authorization, they will need to create a new personal access token or SSH key and authorize it for the organization they want to access.

The authenticated user must be an organization owner to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the admin:org scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Remove a SAML SSO authorization for an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:write

Parameters for "Remove a SAML SSO authorization for an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

credential_id integer Required

HTTP response status codes for "Remove a SAML SSO authorization for an organization"

Status codeDescription
204

No Content

404

Resource not found

Code samples for "Remove a SAML SSO authorization for an organization"

Request example

delete/orgs/{org}/credential-authorizations/{credential_id}
curl -L \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG/credential-authorizations/CREDENTIAL_ID

Response

Status: 204

List app installations for an organization

Lists all GitHub Apps in an organization. The installation count includes all GitHub Apps installed on repositories in the organization.

The authenticated user must be an organization owner to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the admin:read scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List app installations for an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:read

Parameters for "List app installations for an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

The page number of the results to fetch. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes for "List app installations for an organization"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "List app installations for an organization"

Request example

get/orgs/{org}/installations
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG/installations

Response

Status: 200
{ "total_count": 1, "installations": [ { "id": 25381, "account": { "login": "octo-org", "id": 6811672, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjY4MTE2NzI=", "avatar_url": "https://avatars3.githubusercontent.com/u/6811672?v=4", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org", "html_url": "https://github.com/octo-org", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octo-org/received_events", "type": "Organization", "site_admin": false }, "repository_selection": "selected", "access_tokens_url": "https://api.github.com/app/installations/25381/access_tokens", "repositories_url": "https://api.github.com/installation/repositories", "html_url": "https://github.com/organizations/octo-org/settings/installations/25381", "app_id": 2218, "target_id": 6811672, "target_type": "Organization", "permissions": { "deployments": "write", "metadata": "read", "pull_requests": "read", "statuses": "read" }, "events": [ "deployment", "deployment_status" ], "created_at": "2017-05-16T08:47:09.000-07:00", "updated_at": "2017-06-06T11:23:23.000-07:00", "single_file_name": "config.yml", "has_multiple_single_files": true, "single_file_paths": [ "config.yml", ".github/issue_TEMPLATE.md" ], "app_slug": "github-actions", "suspended_at": null, "suspended_by": null } ] }

Enable or disable a security feature for an organization

Enables or disables the specified security feature for all eligible repositories in an organization. For more information, see "Managing security managers in your organization."

The authenticated user must be an organization owner or be member of a team with the security manager role to use this endpoint.

OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic) need the write:org scope to use this endpoint.

Fine-grained access tokens for "Enable or disable a security feature for an organization"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token must have the following permission set:

  • organization_administration:write

Parameters for "Enable or disable a security feature for an organization"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
org string Required

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

security_product string Required

The security feature to enable or disable.

Can be one of: dependency_graph, dependabot_alerts, dependabot_security_updates, advanced_security, code_scanning_default_setup, secret_scanning, secret_scanning_push_protection

enablement string Required

The action to take.

enable_all means to enable the specified security feature for all repositories in the organization. disable_all means to disable the specified security feature for all repositories in the organization.

Can be one of: enable_all, disable_all

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
query_suite string

CodeQL query suite to be used. If you specify the query_suite parameter, the default setup will be configured with this query suite only on all repositories that didn't have default setup already configured. It will not change the query suite on repositories that already have default setup configured. If you don't specify any query_suite in your request, the preferred query suite of the organization will be applied.

Can be one of: default, extended

HTTP response status codes for "Enable or disable a security feature for an organization"

Status codeDescription
204

Action started

422

The action could not be taken due to an in progress enablement, or a policy is preventing enablement

Code samples for "Enable or disable a security feature for an organization"

Request example

post/orgs/{org}/{security_product}/{enablement}
curl -L \ -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/orgs/ORG/SECURITY_PRODUCT/ENABLEMENT

Action started

Status: 204

List organizations for the authenticated user

List organizations for the authenticated user.

For OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic), this endpoint only lists organizations that your authorization allows you to operate on in some way (e.g., you can list teams with read:org scope, you can publicize your organization membership with user scope, etc.). Therefore, this API requires at least user or read:org scope for OAuth app tokens and personal access tokens (classic). Requests with insufficient scope will receive a 403 Forbidden response.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List organizations for the authenticated user"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token does not require any permissions.

Parameters for "List organizations for the authenticated user"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

The page number of the results to fetch. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes for "List organizations for the authenticated user"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

304

Not modified

401

Requires authentication

403

Forbidden

Code samples for "List organizations for the authenticated user"

Request example

get/user/orgs
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/user/orgs

Response

Status: 200
[ { "login": "github", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjE=", "url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/events", "hooks_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/hooks", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/issues", "members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/members{/member}", "public_members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/public_members{/member}", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "description": "A great organization" } ]

List organizations for a user

List public organization memberships for the specified user.

This method only lists public memberships, regardless of authentication. If you need to fetch all of the organization memberships (public and private) for the authenticated user, use the List organizations for the authenticated user API instead.

Fine-grained access tokens for "List organizations for a user"

This endpoint works with the following token types:

The token does not require any permissions.

This endpoint can be used without authentication if only public resources are requested.

Parameters for "List organizations for a user"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
username string Required

The handle for the GitHub user account.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

page integer

The page number of the results to fetch. For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes for "List organizations for a user"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "List organizations for a user"

Request example

get/users/{username}/orgs
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/users/USERNAME/orgs

Response

Status: 200
[ { "login": "github", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOk9yZ2FuaXphdGlvbjE=", "url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/events", "hooks_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/hooks", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/issues", "members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/members{/member}", "public_members_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/github/public_members{/member}", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "description": "A great organization" } ]