Set interaction restrictions for a repository

Temporarily restricts interactions to a certain type of GitHub user within the given repository. You must have owner or admin access to set these restrictions. If an interaction limit is set for the user or organization that owns this repository, you will receive a 409 Conflict response and will not be able to use this endpoint to change the interaction limit for a single repository.


string The token will be passed in the authorization header.



string The type of GitHub user that can comment, open issues, or create pull requests while the interaction limit is in effect. Can be one of: existing_users, contributors_only, collaborators_only.

string The duration of the interaction restriction. Can be one of: one_day, three_days, one_week, one_month, six_months. Default: one_day.


PUT https://api.github.com/repos///interaction-limits
authorization: bearer undefined
accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json
user-agent: octokit.rest
content-length: 0

Example Response

Status: 200
  "limit": "collaborators_only",
  "origin": "repository",
  "expires_at": "2018-08-17T04:18:39Z"

See documentation on GitHub developer guides