Article version: Enterprise Server 2.20

Audited actions

You can search the audit log for a wide variety of actions.

Authentication

Name Description
oauth_access.create An OAuth access token was generated for a user account.
oauth_access.destroy An OAuth access token was deleted from a user account.
oauth_application.destroy An OAuth application was deleted from a user or organization account.
oauth_application.reset_secret An OAuth application's secret key was reset.
oauth_application.transfer An OAuth application was transferred from one user or organization account to another.
public_key.create An SSH key was added to a user account or a deploy key was added to a repository.
public_key.delete An SSH key was removed from a user account or a deploy key was removed from a repository.
public_key.update A user account's SSH key or a repository's deploy key was updated.
two_factor_authentication.enabled Two-factor authentication was enabled for a user account.
two_factor_authentication.disabled Two-factor authentication was disabled for a user account.

Hooks

Name Description
hook.create A new hook was added to a repository.
hook.config_changed A hook's configuration was changed.
hook.destroy A hook was deleted.
hook.events_changed A hook's configured events were changed.

Instance configuration settings

Name Description
business.update_member_repository_creation_permission A site admin restricts repository creation in organizations on the instance. For more information, see "Restricting repository creation in your instance."
business.clear_members_can_create_repos A site admin clears a restriction on repository creation in organizations on the instance. For more information, see "Restricting repository creation in your instance."
enterprise.config.lock_anonymous_git_access A site admin locks anonymous Git read access to prevent repository admins from changing existing anonymous Git read access settings for repositories on the instance. For more information, see "Preventing users from changing anonymous Git read access."
enterprise.config.unlock_anonymous_git_access A site admin unlocks anonymous Git read access to allow repository admins to change existing anonymous Git read access settings for repositories on the instance. For more information, see "Preventing users from changing anonymous Git read access."

Issues and pull requests

Name Description
issue.update An issue's body text (initial comment) changed.
issue_comment.update A comment on an issue (other than the initial one) changed.
pull_request_review_comment.delete A comment on a pull request was deleted.
issue.destroy An issue was deleted from the repository. For more information, see "Deleting an issue."

Organizations

Name Description
org.async_delete A user initiated a background job to delete an organization.
org.delete An organization was deleted by a user-initiated background job.
org.transform A user account was converted into an organization. For more information, see Converting a user into an organization.

Protected branches

Name Description
protected_branch.create Branch protection is enabled on a branch.
protected_branch.destroy Branch protection is disabled on a branch.
protected_branch.update_admin_enforced Branch protection is enforced for repository administrators.
protected_branch.update_require_code_owner_review Enforcement of required Code Owner review is updated on a branch.
protected_branch.dismiss_stale_reviews Enforcement of dismissing stale pull requests is updated on a branch.
protected_branch.update_signature_requirement_enforcement_level Enforcement of required commit signing is updated on a branch.
protected_branch.update_pull_request_reviews_enforcement_level Enforcement of required pull request reviews is updated on a branch.
protected_branch.update_required_status_checks_enforcement_level Enforcement of required status checks is updated on a branch.
protected_branch.rejected_ref_update A branch update attempt is rejected.
protected_branch.policy_override A branch protection requirement is overridden by a repository administrator.

Repositories

Name Description
repo.access A private repository was made public, or a public repository was made private.
repo.archive A repository was archived. For more information, see Archiving and unarchiving repositories.
repo.add_member A collaborator was added to a repository.
repo.config A site admin blocked force pushes. For more information, see Blocking force pushes to a repository to a repository.
repo.create A repository was created.
repo.destroy A repository was deleted.
repo.remove_member A collaborator was removed from a repository.
repo.rename A repository was renamed.
repo.transfer A user accepted a request to receive a transferred repository.
repo.transfer_start A user sent a request to transfer a repository to another user or organization.
repo.unarchive A repository was unarchived. For more information, see Archiving and unarchiving repositories.
repo.config.disable_anonymous_git_access Anonymous Git read access is disabled for a public repository. For more information, see "Enabling anonymous Git read access for a repository."
repo.config.enable_anonymous_git_access Anonymous Git read access is enabled for a public repository. For more information, see "Enabling anonymous Git read access for a repository."
repo.config.lock_anonymous_git_access A repository's anonymous Git read access setting is locked, preventing repository administrators from changing (enabling or disabling) this setting. For more information, see "Preventing users from changing anonymous Git read access."
repo.config.unlock_anonymous_git_access A repository's anonymous Git read access setting is unlocked, allowing repository administrators to change (enable or disable) this setting. For more information, see "Preventing users from changing anonymous Git read access."

Site admin tools

Name Description
staff.disable_repo A site admin disabled access to a repository and all of its forks.
staff.enable_repo A site admin re-enabled access to a repository and all of its forks.
staff.fake_login A site admin signed into GitHub Enterprise as another user.
staff.repo_unlock A site admin unlocked (temporarily gained full access to) one of a user's private repositories.
staff.unlock A site admin unlocked (temporarily gained full access to) all of a user's private repositories.

Teams

Name Description
team.create A user account or repository was added to a team.
team.delete A user account or repository was removed from a team.
team.destroy A team was deleted.

Users

Name Description
user.add_email An email address was added to a user account.
user.async_delete An asynchronous job was started to destroy a user account, eventually triggering user.delete.
user.change_password A user changed his or her password.
user.create A new user account was created.
user.delete A user account was destroyed by an asynchronous job.
user.demote A site admin was demoted to an ordinary user account.
user.destroy A user deleted his or her account, triggering user.async_delete.
user.failed_login A user tried to sign in with an incorrect username, password, or two-factor authentication code.
user.forgot_password A user requested a password reset via the sign-in page.
user.login A user signed in.
user.promote An ordinary user account was promoted to a site admin.
user.remove_email An email address was removed from a user account.
user.rename A username was changed.
user.suspend A user account was suspended by a site admin.
user.two_factor_requested A user was prompted for a two-factor authentication code.
user.unsuspend A user account was unsuspended by a site admin.

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