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Managing teams and people with access to your repository

You can see everyone who has access to your repository and adjust permissions.

Who can use this feature

People with admin access to a repository can manage teams and people with access to a repository.

About access management for repositories

For each repository that you administer on GitHub, you can see an overview of every team or person with access to the repository. From the overview, you can also invite new teams or people, change each team or person's role for the repository, or remove access to the repository.

This overview can help you audit access to your repository, onboard or off-board contractors or employees, and effectively respond to security incidents.

If a person has been given conflicting access, you'll see a warning on the repository access page. The warning appears with " Mixed roles" next to the person with the conflicting access. To see the source of the conflicting access, hover over the warning icon or click Mixed roles.

For more information about repository roles, see "Permission levels for a personal account repository" and "Repository roles for an organization."

Access management overview

Filtering the list of teams and people

  1. On your enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button

  3. In the left sidebar, click Manage access. "Manage access" tab

  4. Under "Manage access", in the search field, start typing the name of the team or person you'd like to find. Optionally, use the dropdown menus to filter your search. Search field for filtering list of teams or people with access

Changing permissions for a team or person

  1. On your enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button

  3. In the left sidebar, click Manage access. "Manage access" tab

  4. Under "Manage access", find the team or person whose role you'd like to change, then select the Role drop-down and click a new role. Using the "Role" drop-down to select new permissions for a team or person

Inviting a team or person

  1. On your enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button

  3. In the left sidebar, click Manage access. "Manage access" tab

  4. To the right of "Manage access", click Add people or Add teams. "Invite teams or people" button

  5. In the search field, start typing the name of the team or person to invite, then click a name in the list of matches. Search field for typing the name of a team or person to invite to the repository

  6. Under "Choose a role", select the repository role to grant to the team or person, then click Add NAME to REPOSITORY. Selecting permissions for the team or person

Removing access for a team or person

  1. On your enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button

  3. In the left sidebar, click Manage access. "Manage access" tab

  4. Under "Manage access", find the team or person whose access you'd like to remove, then click . trash icon for removing access

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