Submitting a ticket

Submit a support ticket using the GitHub Enterprise Server Management Console or the support portal. You can mark a ticket as urgent when your GitHub Enterprise Server production system is down or in an unusable state.

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About submitting a ticket

Before submitting a ticket, you should gather helpful information for GitHub Support and choose a contact person. For more information, see "Preparing to submit a ticket."

After submitting your support request and optional diagnostic information, GitHub Support may ask you to download and share a support bundle with us. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Support."

Submitting a ticket using the GitHub Enterprise Support portal

  1. Navigate to the GitHub Enterprise Support portal.

  2. Click Submit a Ticket

    Submit a ticket to Enterprise Support team

  3. Under "Your email address", type the email address associated with your GitHub Enterprise account.

    Your email address field

  4. Under "Subject", type a descriptive title for your issue.

    Subject field

  5. Under "Description", provide any additional information that will help the GitHub Enterprise Support team troubleshoot the problem. Helpful information may include:

    Description field

    • Steps to reproduce the issue
    • Any special circumstances surrounding the discovery of the issue (for example, the first occurrence or occurrence after a specific event, frequency of occurrence, business impact of the problem, and suggested urgency)
    • Exact wording of error messages
  6. From the GitHub Enterprise Product drop-down menu, select GitHub Enterprise Server.

    Priority drop-down menu

  7. From the "Priority" drop-down menu, select the appropriate urgency. For more information, see "Assigning a priority to a support ticket."

    Priority drop-down menu

    • Choose Urgent to report fatal system failures, outages impacting critical system operations, security incidents, and expired licenses.
    • Choose High to report issues impacting business operations, including system performance issues, or to report critical bugs.
    • Choose Normal to make technical requests like configuration changes and third-party integrations, and to report non-critical bugs.
    • Choose Low to ask general questions and submit requests for new features, purchases, training, or health checks.
  8. From the "GitHub Enterprise Series" drop-down menu, select the version of GitHub Enterprise Server you're using.

    GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu

  9. From the "Global Region" drop-down menu, select APAC (Asia Pacific), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Americas as your region.

    Global Region drop-down menu

  10. Click Add file, then attach the diagnostics file you downloaded to include diagnostics with your support ticket.

    Add file button

  11. Click Submit.

If you chose not to include diagnostics with your support ticket, you can share diagnostic information with GitHub Enterprise Support after submitting your support request. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Support."

Submitting a ticket using your enterprise account

  1. Navigate to GitHub.com.

  2. 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

  3. In the list of enterprises, click the enterprise you want to view.

    Name of an enterprise in list of your enterprises

  4. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings.

    Settings tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  5. In the left sidebar, click Enterprise licensing.

    "Enterprise licensing" tab in the enterprise account settings sidebar

  6. Under "GitHub Enterprise Help", click GitHub Enterprise Support Portal.

    Link to navigate to Enterprise support site

  7. Click Submit a Ticket

    Submit a ticket to Enterprise Support team

  8. Under "Your email address", type the email address associated with your GitHub Enterprise account.

    Your email address field

  9. Under "Subject", type a descriptive title for your issue.

    Subject field

  10. Under "Description", provide any additional information that will help the GitHub Enterprise Support team troubleshoot the problem. Helpful information may include:

    Description field

    • Steps to reproduce the issue
    • Any special circumstances surrounding the discovery of the issue (for example, the first occurrence or occurrence after a specific event, frequency of occurrence, business impact of the problem, and suggested urgency)
    • Exact wording of error messages
  11. From the GitHub Enterprise Product drop-down menu, select GitHub Enterprise Server.

    Priority drop-down menu

  12. From the "Priority" drop-down menu, select the appropriate urgency. For more information, see "Assigning a priority to a support ticket."

    Priority drop-down menu

    • Choose Urgent to report fatal system failures, outages impacting critical system operations, security incidents, and expired licenses.
    • Choose High to report issues impacting business operations, including system performance issues, or to report critical bugs.
    • Choose Normal to make technical requests like configuration changes and third-party integrations, and to report non-critical bugs.
    • Choose Low to ask general questions and submit requests for new features, purchases, training, or health checks.
  13. From the "GitHub Enterprise Series" drop-down menu, select the version of GitHub Enterprise Server you're using.

    GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu

  14. From the "Global Region" drop-down menu, select APAC (Asia Pacific), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Americas as your region.

    Global Region drop-down menu

  15. Click Add file, then attach the diagnostics file you downloaded to include diagnostics with your support ticket.

    Add file button

  16. Click Submit.

If you chose not to include diagnostics with your support ticket, you can share diagnostic information with GitHub Enterprise Support after submitting your support request. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Support."

Submitting a ticket using the GitHub Enterprise Server Management Console

  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. If prompted, type your Management Console password.

    Management Console unlock screen

  4. In the upper right of the Management Console, click Support.

    Button to access Support area

  5. If you'd like to include diagnostics with your support ticket, Under "Diagnostics", click Download diagnostic info and save the file locally. You'll attach this file to your support ticket later.

    Button to download diagnostics info

  6. Under "Open Support Request", click New support request.

    Button to open a support request

  7. Click Submit a Ticket

    Submit a ticket to Enterprise Support team

  8. Under "Your email address", type the email address associated with your GitHub Enterprise account.

    Your email address field

  9. Under "Subject", type a descriptive title for your issue.

    Subject field

  10. Under "Description", provide any additional information that will help the GitHub Enterprise Support team troubleshoot the problem. Helpful information may include:

    Description field

    • Steps to reproduce the issue
    • Any special circumstances surrounding the discovery of the issue (for example, the first occurrence or occurrence after a specific event, frequency of occurrence, business impact of the problem, and suggested urgency)
    • Exact wording of error messages
  11. From the GitHub Enterprise Product drop-down menu, select GitHub Enterprise Server.

    Priority drop-down menu

  12. From the "Priority" drop-down menu, select the appropriate urgency. For more information, see "Assigning a priority to a support ticket."

    Priority drop-down menu

    • Choose Urgent to report fatal system failures, outages impacting critical system operations, security incidents, and expired licenses.
    • Choose High to report issues impacting business operations, including system performance issues, or to report critical bugs.
    • Choose Normal to make technical requests like configuration changes and third-party integrations, and to report non-critical bugs.
    • Choose Low to ask general questions and submit requests for new features, purchases, training, or health checks.
  13. From the "GitHub Enterprise Series" drop-down menu, select the version of GitHub Enterprise Server you're using.

    GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu

  14. From the "Global Region" drop-down menu, select APAC (Asia Pacific), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Americas as your region.

    Global Region drop-down menu

  15. Click Add file, then attach the diagnostics file you downloaded to include diagnostics with your support ticket.

    Add file button

  16. To include diagnostics with your support ticket, click Add file, then attach the diagnostics file you downloaded.

    Add file button

  17. Click Submit.

If you chose not to include diagnostics with your support ticket, you can share diagnostic information with GitHub Enterprise Support after submitting your support request. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Support." 7. Click Submit.

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