Disabling or limiting GitHub Actions for your organization

Organization owners can disable, enable, and limit GitHub Actions for an organization.

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Note: GitHub Actions support on GitHub Enterprise Server 2.22 is a limited public beta. To review the external storage requirements and request access to the beta, see "Enabling GitHub Actions and configuring storage."

Note: GitHub-hosted runners are not currently supported on GitHub Enterprise Server. You can see more information about planned future support on the GitHub public roadmap.

About GitHub Actions permissions for your organization

By default, after GitHub Actions is enabled on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, it is enabled on all repositories and organizations. You can choose to disable GitHub Actions or limit them to private actions only, which means that people can only use actions that exist in your repository. For more information about GitHub Actions, see "About GitHub Actions."

You can enable GitHub Actions for all repositories in your organization. When you enable GitHub Actions, workflows are able to run actions located within your repository and any other public repository. You can disable GitHub Actions for all repositories in your organization. When you disable GitHub Actions, no workflows run in your repository.

Alternatively, you can enable GitHub Actions for all repositories in your organization but limit the actions a workflow can run. When you enable local actions only, workflows can only run actions located in your repository or organization.

Managing GitHub Actions permissions for your organization

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub Enterprise, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.
    Profile photo
  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.
    organization icons
  3. Under your organization name, click Settings.
    Organization settings button
  4. In the left sidebar, click Actions.
    Actions setting
  5. Under Local and third-party Actions, select an option.
    Enable, disable, or limit actions for this organization
  6. Click Save.

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