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Enforcing policies for projects in your enterprise

You can enforce policies for project boards within your enterprise's organizations, or allow policies to be set in each organization.

Who can use this feature

Enterprise owners can enforce policies for projects in an enterprise.

About policies for projects in your enterprise

You can enforce policies to control how enterprise members manage project boards, or you can allow organization owners to manage policies for project boards at the organization level.For more information, see "About project boards."

Enforcing a policy for organization-wide projects

Across all organizations owned by your enterprise, you can enable or disable organization-wide project boards, or allow owners to administer the setting on the organization level.

  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 sidebar, click Policies. Policies tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  3. In the left sidebar, click Projects. Projects tab in the enterprise account settings sidebar

  4. Under "Organization projects", review the information about changing the setting. Optionally, to view the current configuration for all organizations in the enterprise account before you change the setting, click View your organizations' current configurations. Link to view the current policy configuration for organizations in the business

  5. Under "Organization projects", use the drop-down menu and choose a policy. Drop-down menu with organization project board policy options

Enforcing policies for project boards

Some policies apply only to project boards.

Enforcing a policy for repository projects

Across all organizations owned by your enterprise, you can enable or disable repository-level projects, or allow owners to administer the setting at the organization level.

  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 sidebar, click Policies. Policies tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  3. In the left sidebar, click Projects. Projects tab in the enterprise account settings sidebar

  4. Under "Repository projects", review the information about changing the setting. Optionally, to view the current configuration for all organizations in the enterprise account before you change the setting, click View your organizations' current configurations. Link to view the current policy configuration for organizations in the business

  5. Under "Repository projects", use the drop-down menu and choose a policy.

    Drop-down menu with repository project board policy options