Organization Administration

The Organization Administration API allows you to create organizations on a GitHub Enterprise appliance. It is only available to authenticated site administrators. Normal users will receive a 404 response if they try to access it.

Prefix all the endpoints for this API with the following URL:


Create an organization

POST /admin/organizations


Name Type Description
login string Required. The organization's username.
admin string Required. The login of the user who will manage this organization.
profile_name string The organization's display name.


  "login": "github",
  "profile_name": "GitHub, Inc.",
  "admin": "monalisaoctocat"


Status: 201 Created
  "login": "github",
  "id": 1,
  "url": "",
  "repos_url": "",
  "events_url": "",
  "hooks_url": "",
  "issues_url": "",
  "members_url": "{/member}",
  "public_members_url": "{/member}",
  "avatar_url": "",
  "description": "A great organization"