Getting started with GitHub Actions for GitHub AE

Learn about configuring GitHub Actions on GitHub AE.

Site administrators can enable GitHub Actions and configure enterprise settings.

Note: GitHub Actions is currently in beta for GitHub AE.

About GitHub Actions on GitHub AE

This article explains how site administrators can configure GitHub AE to use GitHub Actions.

GitHub Actions is enabled for GitHub AE by default. To get started using GitHub Actions within your enterprise, you need to manage access permissions for GitHub Actions and add runners to run workflows.

Before you get started, you should make a plan for how you'll introduce GitHub Actions to your enterprise. For more information, see "Introducing GitHub Actions to your enterprise."

If you're migrating your enterprise to GitHub Actions from another provider, there are additional considerations. For more information, see "Migrating your enterprise to GitHub Actions."

Managing access permissions for GitHub Actions in your enterprise

You can use policies to manage access to GitHub Actions. For more information, see "Enforcing GitHub Actions policies for your enterprise."

Adding runners

Note: To add AE hosted runners to GitHub AE, you will need to contact GitHub support.

To run GitHub Actions workflows, you need to add runners. You can add runners at the enterprise, organization, or repository levels. For more information, see "About AE hosted runners."

General security hardening for GitHub Actions

If you want to learn more about security practices for GitHub Actions, see "Security hardening for GitHub Actions."

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