Article version: Enterprise Server 2.18

Setting up a GitHub Enterprise Server instance

GitHub Enterprise Server is distributed as a virtual machine that's installed and configured on a supported virtualization platform of your choice.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on AWS

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on Amazon Web Services (AWS), you must launch an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance and create and attach a separate Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) data volume.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on Azure

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on Azure, you must deploy onto a DS-series instance and use Premium-LRS storage.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on Google Cloud Platform

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on Google Cloud Platform, you must deploy onto a supported machine type and use a persistent standard disk or a persistent SSD.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on Hyper-V

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on Hyper-V, you must deploy onto a machine running Windows Server 2008 through Windows Server 2016.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on OpenStack KVM

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on OpenStack KVM, you must have OpenStack access and download the GitHub Enterprise Server QCOW2 image.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on VMware

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on VMWare, you must download the VMWare vSphere client, and then download and deploy the GitHub Enterprise Server software.

Installing GitHub Enterprise Server on XenServer

To install GitHub Enterprise Server on XenServer, you must deploy the GitHub Enterprise Server disk image to a XenServer host.

Setting up a staging instance

You can use a staging instance to test modifications before they are applied to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance. For example, you could use a staging instance to test new GitHub Enterprise Server updates or to practice importing migration data.

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