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Viewing push logs

Site administrators can view a list of Git push operations for any repository on the enterprise.

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Push log entries show:

  • Who initiated the push
  • Whether it was a force push or not
  • The branch someone pushed to
  • The protocol used to push
  • The originating IP address
  • The Git client used to push
  • The SHA hashes from before and after the operation

Viewing a repository's push logs

  1. Sign into GitHub Enterprise Server as a site administrator.
  2. Navigate to a repository.
  3. In the upper-right corner of the repository's page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings
  4. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Security. Security tab
  5. In the left sidebar, click Push Log. Push log tab

Viewing a repository's push logs on the command-line

  1. SSH into your GitHub Enterprise Server instance. For more information, see "Accessing the administrative shell (SSH)."
    $ ssh -p 122 admin@HOSTNAME
  2. In the appropriate Git repository, open the audit log file:
    ghe-repo owner/repository -c "less audit_log"

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