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Adding people to your organization

You can make anyone a member of your organization using their GitHub Enterprise Server username or email address.

Who can use this feature

Organization owners can add people to an organization.

If your organization requires members to use two-factor authentication, users must enable two-factor authentication before you can add them to the organization.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub Enterprise Server, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations. Your organizations in the profile menu

  2. Click the name of your organization. Organization name in list of organizations

  3. Under your organization name, click People.

    The People tab

  1. On the People tab, click Add member. Add member button

  2. Type the username, full name, or email address of the person you want to add and click Invite. Invite member form

  3. If the person you're adding was an organization member within the last three months, choose whether to restore their privileges or start fresh, then click Add and reinstate or Add and start fresh. Choose whether to restore privileges

  4. If the person you're inviting has never been a member of the organization or if you cleared their privileges, choose an organization role for the user. Options to make the user a member or owner

  5. If your organization belongs to an enterprise account with more than one license, choose a license for the user. License options

  6. Optionally, add the user to teams in the organization. List of the organization's teams

  7. Click Add member.

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