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Disabling unauthenticated sign-ups

If you're using built-in authentication, you can block unauthenticated people from being able to create an account.

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  1. From a GitHub Enterprise Server administrative account, click in the upper-right corner of any page.
    Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings
  2. In the left sidebar, click Management Console.
    Management Console tab in the left sidebar
  3. In the left sidebar, click Privacy.
    Privacy tab in the settings sidebar
  4. Unselect Enable sign-up.
    Enable sign-up checkbox
  5. Under the left sidebar, click Save settings.
    The Save settings button in the Management Console
  6. Wait for the configuration run to complete.

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