Article version: Enterprise Server 2.14

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Preventing users from deleting organization repositories

You can prevent members from deleting or transferring repositories in organizations on your GitHub Enterprise Server appliance.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the left sidebar, click Admin center.

    Admin Center tab

  3. Under "Users can delete repositories, use the drop-down menu, and click Disabled to restrict organization repository deletions and transfers to site administrators only.

    Users can delete organizations drop-down

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