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gh auth

Authenticate with a GitHub host from the command-line. More information: https://cli.github.com/manual/gh_auth.

  • Log in with interactive prompt:

gh auth login

echo {{your_token}} | gh auth login --with-token

  • Check if you are logged in:

gh auth status

  • Log out:

gh auth logout

  • Log in with a specific GitHub Enterprise Server:

gh auth login --hostname {{github.example.com}}

  • Refresh the session to ensure authentication credentials have the correct minimum scopes (removes additional scopes requested previously):

gh auth refresh

  • Expand the permission scopes:

gh auth refresh --scopes {{write:org,read:public_key}}