[Skiboot] Enforcing 2FA on our github repositories

Klaus Heinrich Kiwi klaus at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Nov 25 23:52:31 AEDT 2019

Reminder that 2FA will be enforced for all repositories of 
github.com/open-power and github.com/ibm-op-release starting today...

You will be excluded for these organizations and have your private forks 
from those repositories removed if you don't already have 2FA enabled 
for your Github profile. However, it is possible to re-instate those if 
you enable 2FA for your repositories in the next 3 months, and send me 
an e-mail to re-instate your membership.


On 10/24/2019 3:44 AM, Klaus Heinrich Kiwi wrote:
> Dear Openpower-Firmware community members,
> starting November 25th, 2019, the github.com/open-power and 
> github.com/ibm-op-release organizations will start enforcing 
> two-factor authentication (2FA) for interacting with it's 
> repositories, meaning that "members, outside collaborators, and 
> billing managers (including bot accounts) who do not use 2FA will be 
> removed from the organization and lose access to its repositories"[1]
> In order to not be removed, before Nov 25 2019, please enable 2FA[2] 
> for all your Github.com accounts interacting with any of the several 
> repositories contained within these organizations. These include, but 
> are not limited to: skiboot, petitboot, op-test, op-build, hostboot, 
> sbe, occ, platform XML files, etc
> This action is aimed at better protecting the repositories and our 
> members, i.e., avoiding account hijacking and rogue code insertion.
> Thank you for your support,
>  -Klaus
> [1] - 
> https://help.github.com/en/articles/requiring-two-factor-authentication-in-your-organization
> [2] - 
> https://help.github.com/en/articles/securing-your-account-with-two-factor-authentication-2fa
> Klaus Heinrich Kiwi
> OPAL Project Lead
Klaus Heinrich Kiwi <klaus at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

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