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Enabling automatic user license sync between GitHub Enterprise Server and GitHub Enterprise Cloud

You can connect your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to GitHub Enterprise Cloud and allow GitHub Enterprise Server to upload user license information to your enterprise account on GitHub.com.

Site administrators for GitHub Enterprise Server who are also owners of the connected GitHub Enterprise Cloud organization or enterprise account can enable automatic user license synchronization.

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About license synchronization

After you enable license synchronization, you'll be able to view license usage for your entire enterprise account, across GitHub Enterprise Server and GitHub Enterprise Cloud. GitHub Connect syncs license between GitHub Enterprise Server and GitHub Enterprise Cloud weekly. For more information, see "Managing your GitHub Enterprise license."

You can also manually upload GitHub Enterprise Server user license information to GitHub Enterprise Cloud. For more information, see "Connecting GitHub Enterprise Server to GitHub Enterprise Cloud."

Enabling license synchronization

Before enabling license synchronization on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, you must connect your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to GitHub.com. For more information, see "Connecting GitHub Enterprise Server to GitHub Enterprise Cloud."

  1. From a GitHub Enterprise Server administrative account, click in the upper-right corner of any page.
    Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings
  2. In the left sidebar, click Enterprise.
    Enterprise tab in the Site admin settings
  3. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings.
    Settings tab in the enterprise account sidebar
  4. In the left sidebar, click GitHub Connect.
    GitHub Connect tab in the business account settings sidebar
  5. Under "Server can sync user license count and usage", use the drop-down menu and select Enabled.
    Drop-down menu to enable automatic user license sync

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