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Article version: Enterprise Server 2.18


Get GitHub meta information

If you access this endpoint on your organization's GitHub Enterprise Server installation, this endpoint provides information about that installation.

Note: GitHub Enterprise release 2.17 and higher no longer allows admins to install new GitHub Services, and existing services will stop working in GitHub Enterprise release 2.20 and higher. You can use the Replacing GitHub Services guide to help you update your services to webhooks.

get /meta


Name Type In Description
accept string header

Setting to application/vnd.github.v3+json is recommended

Code samples

curl \
  -H "Accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json" \
JavaScript (@octokit/core.js)
await octokit.request('GET /meta')

Default response

Status: 200 OK
  "verifiable_password_authentication": true,
  "installed_version": "2.18.0",
  "github_services_sha": "3a0f86fb8db8eea7ccbb9a95f325ddbedfb25e15"


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