Applivery provides a very powerful way to distribute Apps using Public or Private App Stores that support multiple security and branding configurations. Additionally, we also provide the possibility of having different configurations for each App and each User.
Below we will go through the different options provided by the platform. Please read it carefully since they represent the most important concepts in Applivery.
App Stores #
Applivery supports both Public and Private App Stores.
Public App Stores
- Your App Store is totally public and available under your URL: (
yourname.applivery.comor your Custom Domain).
- Anyone knowing the URL of the App will have access to the list of Published Apps, as long as they are not unlisted or inactive.
- Your App Store and its content might be indexed by search engines like Google or Bing.
Private App Stores:
- Your App Store is not available to the general public. Users will be asked to enter their credentials to access the list of Apps.
- Users can log in using their Applivery Account and/or the Single Sign On of your Workspace (if available).
- Private App Stores’ homepage might be indexed by search engines like Google or Bing.
Published Apps #
For each App (project) you have in Applivery you will be able to have one or more Published Apps that will help you organize how your Apps are available within your project Collaborators and Employees through the App Store. There are three important concepts to properly configure them:
Type of publication: #
- Manual: distributes a specific iOS and Android build from the list of builds. It does not support enabling the history of builds.
- Tags: use the custom tags of your build to distribute any App that matches a tag or set of tags.
- Git Tag and Git Branch: deploy any build that matches the provided git branch (i.e.:
develop) or Git Tag (i.e.:
- Last: deploy the very last build you have uploaded for each operative system.
- Inactive: The app is not accessible to anyone in the App Store.
- Active: The app is visible to everyone in the App Store.
- Unlisted: The app is not visible in the App Store but is accessible to anyone knowing the URL.
- Public: no authentication or login is required to access the App details and installation.
- Private: authentication and log in (either Applivery login or Custom Single Sign On) will be required to access the App details and installation.
- Password: a password (defined by you) will be required to access App details and installation.
Advanced configuration #
Restricting access to certain User Groups #
When configuring Private Published Apps (either using Applivery Login or Single Sign-On) you can also specify which user groups will have access to the App itself. To do so, add the list of user groups below the Security Selector and then click.