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GitHub Team Create

This handler creates a new team within an existing organization on GitHub.


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This handler requires that you are running at least Kinetic Task 2.0.

Detailed Description

This handler is used for creating a new team within an existing organization on GitHub. After authorizing the given account using a github token, a team is created within the organization.
Getting your GitHub personal API access token
        1. Go to
        2. Click "Create new token" in the "Personal API Access Tokens" section.
        3. Use the new token and username of the account with KineticTask.

This API token essentially is a password for the user. The user can delete this token at  any time in their GitHub settings/applications to revoke access of any applications using it.


Name Description
Organization Name The organization of which the team will belong to.
Team Name The name of the team to be created.
Permissions The capabilities of the team to interact with its repositories.
Repositories (optional) You may add existing repositories belonging to the organization here, if you wish.
Separate repositories by commas for multiple repositories.

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Organization Name Acme
Team Name Alpha
Permissions pull -or- push -or- admin
Repositories (optional) acme/widgets, acme/handlers


This handler returns no results.

No exceptions will be raised for cases such as mispelled organization names or invalid repositories.

Change Log

Version Date Description
1 2013-06-06 Initial Version