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Configuring the audit log for your enterprise

You can configure settings for your enterprise's audit log.

Who can use this feature

Enterprise owners can configure the audit log.

About audit log configuration

You can configure a retention period for audit log data and see index storage details.

Configuring a retention period for audit log data

You can configure a retention period for audit log data for your enterprise. Data that exceeds the period you configure will be permanently removed from disk.

  1. In the top-right corner of GitHub AE, click your profile photo, then click Enterprise settings. "Enterprise settings" in drop-down menu for profile photo on GitHub AE

  2. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings. Settings tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  3. Under " Settings", click Audit log. Audit log tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  4. Under "Audit log", click Audit Data Retention.

    Screenshot of the "Audit Data Retention" tab

  5. Under "Configure audit log retention settings", select the dropdown menu and click a retention period.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu for audit log retention settings

  6. Click Save.