Article version: Enterprise Server 2.20

Applying the imported data on GitHub Enterprise Server

After you complete your review of the migration data, you can permanently apply the changes to your target instance.

  1. As a site admin, SSH into your target GitHub Enterprise Server instance.

    $ ssh -p 122 admin@HOSTNAME
  2. Using the ghe-migrator import command, start the import process. You'll need:

    • Your Migration GUID
    • Your access token for authentication
    $ ghe-migrator import /home/admin/MIGRATION_GUID.tar.gz -g MIGRATION_GUID -u username -p TOKEN
    > Starting GitHub::Migrator
    > Import 100% complete /
    • To specify where migration files should be staged append the command with --staging-path=/full/staging/path. Defaults to /data/user/tmp.

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