Get an import status

View the progress of an import.

Import status

This section includes details about the possible values of the status field of the Import Progress response.

An import that does not have errors will progress through these steps:

If there are problems, you will see one of these in the status field:

The project_choices field

When multiple projects are found at the provided URL, the response hash will include a project_choices field, the value of which is an array of hashes each representing a project choice. The exact key/value pairs of the project hashes will differ depending on the version control type.

Git LFS related fields

This section includes details about Git LFS related fields that may be present in the Import Progress response.


string The token will be passed in the authorization header.




GET https://api.github.com/repos///import
authorization: bearer undefined
accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json
user-agent: octokit.rest

Example Response

Status: 200
  "vcs": "subversion",
  "use_lfs": "opt_in",
  "vcs_url": "http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject",
  "status": "complete",
  "status_text": "Done",
  "has_large_files": true,
  "large_files_size": 132331036,
  "large_files_count": 1,
  "authors_count": 4,
  "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import",
  "html_url": "https://import.github.com/octocat/socm/import",
  "authors_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors",
  "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm"

See documentation on GitHub developer guides