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Article version: Enterprise Server 2.17

About the GitHub Enterprise Server API

GitHub Enterprise Server supports the same powerful API available on as well as its own set of API endpoints.

The complete documentation for the the GitHub Enterprise Server API is available at With the API, you can automate many administrative tasks. Some examples include:

  • Perform changes to the Management Console. For more information, see "Management Console."
  • Collect statistics about your instance. For more information, see "Admin stats."
  • Configure LDAP sync. For more information, see "LDAP."

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