You can prevent people from using Git over SSH for certain or all repositories on your GitHub Enterprise instance.

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Disabling Git SSH access to a specific repository

Note: Each repository automatically inherits default settings from the organization or user that owns it. You cannot override the default setting if the repository's owner has enforced the setting on all of their repositories.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the search field, type the name of the repository and click Search. Site admin settings search field

  3. In the search results, click the name of the repository. Site admin settings search options

  4. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  5. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Admin. Admin Tools

  6. In the left sidebar, click Admin. Admin Tools

  7. Under "Git SSH access", use the drop-down menu, and click Disabled. Git SSH access drop-down menu with disabled option selected

Disabling Git SSH access to all repositories owned by a user or organization

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the search field, type the name of the user or organization and click Search. Site admin settings search field

  3. In the search results, click the name of the user or organization. Site admin settings search options

  4. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  5. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Admin. Admin Tools

  6. In the left sidebar, click Admin. Admin Tools

  7. Under "Git SSH access", use the drop-down menu, and click Disabled. Then, select Enforce on all repositories. Git SSH access drop-down menu with disabled option selected

Disabling Git SSH access to all repositories on an appliance

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the left sidebar, click Business. Business tab in the Site admin settings

  3. Under your business account's name, click Settings. Settings tab on the business account profile page

  4. In the left sidebar, click Options. Options tab in the business account settings sidebar

  5. Under "Git SSH access", use the drop-down menu, and click Disabled. Then, select Enforce on all repositories. Git SSH access drop-down menu with disabled option selected