GitHub NuGet repository

GitHub projects come with a built-in NuGet package registry that can be configured as an External Feed for Octopus Deploy. The NuGet package registry is present by default and does not require any configuration on GitHub to be enabled.

GitHub Project Id

Note: The NuGet Feed type discussed here is different from the GitHub Feed type.

NuGet Package Registry Permissions

The GitHub Package Registry requires authentication in order to download packages, even if the repository is marked as Public. To configure the External Feed, you will first need to create a GitHub Personal Access Token (PAT) with the read:packages permission

GitHub Personal Access Token

Once the token has been created, store it in a safe place.

Adding a GitHub NuGet repository as an Octopus External Feed

Create a new Octopus Feed by navigating to Library ➜ External Feeds and select the NuGet Feed Feed type.

Give the feed a name and in the URL field, enter the URL of the feed for your GitHub NuGet Package Registry in the following format:

Replace YourGitHubAccountOrOrganizationName with your GitHub account or Organization name.

GitHub NuGet Feed

Enter username for the access token you created and use the token itself as the password

GitHub NuGet Feed

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Page updated on Sunday, January 1, 2023