Deploying a Shiny App on Shiny Server

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Deploying a Shiny App on Shiny Server

RStudio provides a free version on their Shiny Server for all to use. One of the drawbacks of the free version is that it will be public facing and you will not have a login. If you want to use Shiny Server to host sensitive data you will likely want to purchase the license to help protect your data.

Getting a Shiny app hosted is easy, all you need to do is move your Shiny files to the following directory:



Once it’s there you will be able to share your apps with anyone with the following URL  http://<hostname>:3838/APP_NAME/.

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