Listing dependencies configured for version updates

You can view the dependencies that GitHub Dependabot monitors for updates.

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Note: GitHub Dependabot version updates are currently in beta and subject to change. To use the beta feature, check in a configuration file to tell GitHub Dependabot which dependencies to maintain for you. For details, see "Enabling and disabling version updates."

Viewing dependencies monitored by GitHub Dependabot

After you've enabled version updates, you can confirm that your configuration is correct using the Dependabot tab in the dependency graph for the repository. For more information, see "Enabling and disabling version updates."

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.
  2. Under your repository name, click Insights.
    Insights tab in the main repository navigation bar
  3. In the left sidebar, click Dependency graph.
    Dependency graph tab in the left sidebar
  4. Under "Dependency graph", click Dependabot.
    Dependency graph, Dependabot tab
  5. Optionally, to view the files monitored for a package manager, click the associated .
    Monitored dependency files

If any dependencies are missing, check the log files for errors. If any package managers are missing, review the configuration file.

Viewing GitHub Dependabot log files

  1. On the Dependabot tab, click Last checked TIME ago to see the log file that GitHub Dependabot generated during the last check for version updates.
    View log file
  2. Optionally, to rerun the version check, click Check for updates.
    Check for updates

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