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This version of GitHub Enterprise Server was discontinued on 2023-09-25. No patch releases will be made, even for critical security issues. For better performance, improved security, and new features, upgrade to the latest version of GitHub Enterprise Server. For help with the upgrade, contact GitHub Enterprise support.

Internal GitHub Apps

Some GitHub Apps are internal apps, owned by GitHub, that are granted special capabilities.

Some GitHub Apps are internal apps. These apps are owned by GitHub and are granted special capabilities. For example, users can authorize these apps and use them to access data from an organization without requiring approval by the organization.

Some of these internal apps are automatically included with GitHub and do not require user authorization. These apps will not appear in your list of authorized GitHub Apps or in your list of installed GitHub Apps.

These internal apps will appear in the user security log, but will not appear in organization or enterprise audit logs. For more information, see "Reviewing your security log," "Reviewing the audit log for your organization", and "About the audit log for your enterprise."

These GitHub Apps are:

  • GitHub Classroom
  • VSCode Auth Provider
  • Git Src Migrator
  • MS Teams
  • Slack
  • Codespaces
  • Copilot plugin