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This version of GitHub Enterprise Server will be discontinued on 2024-03-07. No patch releases will be made, even for critical security issues. For better performance, improved security, and new features, upgrade to the latest version of GitHub Enterprise Server. For help with the upgrade, contact GitHub Enterprise support.

Using OAuth apps

You can authorize third-party OAuth apps, and review the OAuth apps you authorized.

Authorizing OAuth apps

You can connect your GitHub Enterprise Server identity to third-party applications using OAuth. When authorizing an OAuth app, you should ensure you trust the application, review who it's developed by, and review the kinds of information the application wants to access.

Reviewing your authorized OAuth apps

You should review your authorized applications to verify that no new applications with expansive permissions are authorized, such as those that have access to your private repositories.

Connecting with third-party applications

You can connect your GitHub Enterprise Server identity to third-party applications using OAuth. When authorizing one of these applications, you should ensure you trust the application, review who it's developed by, and review the kinds of information the application wants to access.

Internal OAuth apps

Some OAuth apps are internal apps, owned by GitHub, that are granted special capabilities.