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Managing the display of member names in your organization

You can allow members of your organization to see a comment author's profile name in private repositories in the organization.

Allowing members to see comment authors' profile names is available with GitHub Team, GitHub Enterprise Server, GitHub AE, and GitHub Enterprise Cloud. For more information, see "GitHub’s products."

Organization owners can manage the display of member names in an organization.

Screenshot of an issue comment. The header says "ashtom (Thomas Dohmke) commented 1 minute ago," with "(Thomas Dohmke)" outlined in dark orange.

Changes to the display of usernames within an organization will affect the display of other people's usernames, not your own. Each organization member chooses their own profile name in their settings. For more information, see "Personalizing your profile."

You may not be able to configure this setting for your organization, if an enterprise owner has set a policy at the enterprise level. For more information, see "Enforcing repository management policies in your enterprise."

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub AE, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under @octocat's profile picture. "Your organizations" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Next to the organization, click Settings.

  3. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Member privileges.

  4. Under "Admin repository permissions", select or deselect Allow members to see comment author's profile name in private repositories.

  5. Click Save.