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Outside Collaborators

List outside collaborators for an organization

Works with GitHub Apps

List all users who are outside collaborators of an organization.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
orgstringRequired

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
filterstring

Filter the list of outside collaborators. 2fa_disabled means that only outside collaborators without two-factor authentication enabled will be returned.

Default: all

Can be one of: 2fa_disabled, all

per_pageinteger

The number of results per page (max 100).

Default: 30

pageinteger

Page number of the results to fetch.

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

get/orgs/{org}/outside_collaborators
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/orgs/ORG/outside_collaborators

Response

Status: 200
[ { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif", "gravatar_id": "", "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions", "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs", "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}", "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events", "type": "User", "site_admin": false } ]

Convert an organization member to outside collaborator

Works with GitHub Apps

When an organization member is converted to an outside collaborator, they'll only have access to the repositories that their current team membership allows. The user will no longer be a member of the organization. For more information, see "Converting an organization member to an outside collaborator". Converting an organization member to an outside collaborator may be restricted by enterprise administrators. For more information, see "Enforcing repository management policies in your enterprise."

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
orgstringRequired

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

usernamestringRequired

The handle for the GitHub user account.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
asyncboolean

When set to true, the request will be performed asynchronously. Returns a 202 status code when the job is successfully queued.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
202

User is getting converted asynchronously

204

User was converted

403

Forbidden if user is the last owner of the organization, not a member of the organization, or if the enterprise enforces a policy for inviting outside collaborators. For more information, see "Enforcing repository management policies in your enterprise."

404

Resource not found

Code samples

put/orgs/{org}/outside_collaborators/{username}
curl \ -X PUT \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/orgs/ORG/outside_collaborators/USERNAME \ -d '{"async":true}'

User is getting converted asynchronously

Remove outside collaborator from an organization

Works with GitHub Apps

Removing a user from this list will remove them from all the organization's repositories.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
orgstringRequired

The organization name. The name is not case sensitive.

usernamestringRequired

The handle for the GitHub user account.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
204

No Content

422

Unprocessable Entity if user is a member of the organization

Code samples

delete/orgs/{org}/outside_collaborators/{username}
curl \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/orgs/ORG/outside_collaborators/USERNAME

Response

Status: 204