Article version: Enterprise Server 2.16

Permission levels for an organization

After you create an organization, you should give Owner permissions to a small group of people who will manage the organization account.

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Permission levels for an organization

Organization members can have owner or member roles:

Organization action Owners Members
Invite people to join the organization X
Edit and cancel invitations to join the organization X
Remove members from the organization X
Reinstate former members to the organization X
Add and remove people from all teams X
Promote organization members to team maintainer X
Add collaborators to all repositories X
Access the organization audit log X
Edit the organization's profile page (see "About your organization's profile" for details) X
Delete all teams X
Delete the organization account, including all repositories X
Create teams X X
See all organization members and teams X X
@mention any visible team X X
Can be made a team maintainer X X
Transfer repositories X
Create project boards (see "Project board permissions for an organization" for details) X X
View and post public team discussions to all teams (see "About team discussions" for details) X X
View and post private team discussions to all teams (see "About team discussions" for details) X
Edit and delete team discussions in all teams (for more information, see "Managing disruptive comments X
Hide comments on commits, pull requests, and issues (see "Managing disruptive comments" for details) X X
Disable team discussions for an organization (see "Disabling team discussions for your organization" for details) X
Set a team profile picture in all teams (see "Setting your team's profile picture" for details) X
Move teams in an organization's hierarchy X
Pull (read), push (write), and clone (copy) all repositories in the organization X
Convert organization members to outside collaborators X

Outside collaborators

To keep your organization data secure while allowing access to repositories, you can add outside collaborators. An outside collaborator is a person who has access to one or more organization repositories but is not explicitly a member of the organization, such as a consultant or temporary employee. For more information, see:

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