How to enable users who are not an organization owner to publish an Orb

Permissions for Publishing an orb

By default, CircleCI requires that a user be an organization owner to publish an orb. You can view the  Orbs CLI permissions matrix for more details. 

Enabling non-organization owners to publish an orb

Non-organization owners can publish as orb, both public and private, via a context associated with an organization owner's personal API token.


This context can be restricted to a certain security group if need be.


The organization owner will need to follow these steps:

You may also use the CLI to publish orbs by passing in the token. The publish-token-variable pulls in the environment variable from the context called CIRCLE_TOKEN.

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