Last Friday, Microsoft announced about discontinued for Autohosted app model at

The program will officially end June 30, 2014 and if you have developed an Autohosted app,

So Microsoft encouraged you to move it to a provider hosted app model instead.

From the beginning, there are 3 types of application hosting In SharePoint 2013

  • Autohosted
  • SharePoint Hosted
  • Provider Hosted


Incidentally, If you look for information on MSDN on Autohosted apps, you’ll see the following error:


The goal of the Autohosted app model was to provide an easy way for developers to provision Azure resources such as web sites and SQL databases when deploying their custom apps.

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