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Managing organizations in your enterprise

You can use organizations to group users within your company, such as divisions or groups working on similar projects, and manage access to repositories.

Best practices for structuring organizations in your enterprise

Learn to identify how many organizations to create within your enterprise, and how you should structure them.

Configuring visibility for organization membership

You can set visibility for new organization members across your enterprise to public or private. You can also prevent members from changing their visibility from the default.

Preventing users from creating organizations

You can prevent users from creating organizations in your enterprise.

Requiring two-factor authentication for an organization

You can require organization members and outside collaborators to enable two-factor authentication for their personal accounts in an organization, making it harder for malicious actors to access an organization's repositories and settings.

Managing your role in an organization owned by your enterprise

You can manage your membership in any organization owned by your enterprise and change your role within the organization.

Restoring a deleted organization

You can partially restore an organization that was previously deleted on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance.

Managing projects using Jira

You can integrate Jira with GitHub Enterprise Server for project management.

Continuous integration using Jenkins

You can automatically trigger build jobs on a Jenkins server when pushes are made to a repository in your GitHub Enterprise Server instance.