To request a new password, visit
Enter the email address associated with your account on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, then click Send password reset email. The email will be sent to the backup email address if you have one configured.
We'll email you a link that will allow you to reset your password. You must click on this link within 3 hours of receiving the email. If you didn't receive an email from us, make sure to check your spam folder.
If you have enabled two-factor authentication, you will be prompted for your 2FA credentials. Type your 2FA credentials or one of your 2FA recovery codes and click Verify.
Type a new password, confirm your new password, and click Change password. For help creating a strong password, see "Creating a strong password."
- Sign in (
https://[hostname]/login) to GitHub Enterprise Server.
- In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.
- In the left sidebar, click Account security.
- Under "Change password", type your old password, a strong new password, and confirm your new password. For help creating a strong password, see "Creating a strong password"
- Click Update password.
For greater security, enable two-factor authentication in addition to changing your password. See About two-factor authentication for more details.
If you have any applications registered with GitHub Enterprise Server, you'll want to reset their OAuth tokens. For more information, see the "Reset an authorization" endpoint.
For more tips on securing your account and preventing unauthorized access, see "Preventing unauthorized access."