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Github Add User to Organization

This handler adds another user to 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 Repository on Users Personal GitHub account.
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.

You must be an 'admin' of the organization you are attempting to add a user to.  

Also note, the user you are adding will receive an invite to the organization, and further action is required on their end to accept this inviation.  


Name Description
Role Role of user within organization. 
add_new_user Username of user you wish to add.

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Role admin
add_new_user GitHubUserAccountName


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 2016-03-01 Initial Version