Configuring visibility for organization membership

You can set visibility for new organization members across your instance to public or private. You can also prevent members from changing their visibility from the default.

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You can also enforce your default setting on all current organization members in your instance using a command-line utility. For example, if you'd like to require every organization member's visibility to be public, you can set the default to public and enforce the default for all new members in the admin settings, and then use the command-line utility to enforce the public setting on existing members.

  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 Enterprise overview.

    Enterprise overview tab in the Site admin settings

  3. In the enterprise sidebar, click Policies.

    Policies tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  4. Under Policies, click Options.

    Options tab in the enterprise account settings sidebar

  5. Under "Default organization membership visibility", use the drop-down menu, and click Private or Public.

    Drop-down menu with option to configure default organization membership visibility as public or private

  6. Optionally, to prevent members from changing their membership visibility from the default, select Enforce on organization members.

    Checkbox to enforce the default setting on all members

  7. If you'd like to enforce your new visibility setting on all existing members, use the ghe-org-membership-update command-line utility. For more information, see "Command-line utilities."

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