Install GitHub App for elmah.io
Generate Personal Access Token
To allow elmah.io to create issues on GitHub, you need a Personal Access Token. Sign in to GitHub, click your profile photo in the top right corner, and click Settings. On the Settings page click Developer settings followed by Personal access token. Here you can create a new token by clicking the Generate new token (classic) button:
Input a token note and select an expiration date. If the repository you want issues created in is public, make sure to check the public_repo checkbox. If the repository is private, check the repo checkbox. Finally, click the Generate token button, and copy the generated token (colored with a green background)
GitHub also supports fine-grained personal access tokens. This token can also be used on elmah.io. Make sure to select Read and write in the Issues permission.
Install the GitHub App on elmah.io
Log into elmah.io and go to the log settings. Click the Apps tab. Locate the GitHub app and click the Install button:
Paste the token copied in the previous step into the Token textbox. In the Owner textbox, input the name of the user or organization owning the repository you want to create issues in. In the Repository textbox input the name of the repository.
Click Save and the app is added to your log. When new errors are logged, issues are automatically created in the configured GitHub repository.
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