Uploading a new license to GitHub Enterprise Server

You can upload your license file for GitHub Enterprise to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to validate your application.

About license files for GitHub Enterprise

After you purchase or upgrade a license for GitHub Enterprise from GitHub's Sales team, you must upload the new license file to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to unlock your new user licenses. For more information about licenses for GitHub Enterprise Server, see "About licenses for GitHub Enterprise" and "Downloading your license for GitHub Enterprise."

If you'd like to renew or add user licenses to GitHub Enterprise, or if you have questions about your license, contact GitHub's Sales team. Your new license file will be available for download immediately after you complete your order.

Uploading your license to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance

  1. Sign into your GitHub Enterprise Server instance as a site administrator.

  2. In the top-right corner of GitHub Enterprise Server, click your profile photo, then click Enterprise settings. "Enterprise settings" in drop-down menu for profile photo on GitHub Enterprise Server

  3. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings. Settings tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  4. In the left sidebar, click License. "License" tab in the enterprise account settings sidebar

  5. Under "Quick links", click Update license. Update license link

  6. To select your license, click License file, or drag your license file onto License file. Upload license file

  7. Click Upload. Begin upload

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