You can enable automatic update checks so that your GitHub Enterprise instance checks for and downloads the latest GitHub Enterprise release.
If a hotpatch is available for an upgrade, the
.hpkg will be automatically downloaded. When an upgrade package is automatically downloaded for your GitHub Enterprise instance, you'll receive a message letting you know you can upgrade GitHub Enterprise. Packages are downloaded to the
/var/lib/ghe-updates directory on your GitHub Enterprise appliance. For more information, see "Upgrading GitHub Enterprise."
Tip: To enable automatic update checks, your GitHub Enterprise instance must be able to connect to
Sign in to your GitHub Enterprise instance at
- Click Yes, automatically check for updates.
To see if your instance is up-to-date, check the banner on your GitHub Enterprise instance.
Under Logs, you can see the status of the most recent update check: