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Setting permissions for deleting or transferring repositories

You can allow organization members with admin permissions to a repository to delete or transfer the repository, or limit the ability to delete or transfer repositories to organization owners only.

Owners can set permissions for deleting or transferring repositories in an organization.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub Enterprise Server, 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 left sidebar, click Member privileges.

  4. Under "Repository deletion and transfer", select or deselect Allow members to delete or transfer repositories for this organization.

  5. Click Save.