App Factory has a default lifecycle with three stages as
Production and three default stage transitions as
Retire (an application is retired when it is outdated and no longer in use).
Figure: Default lifecycles stages and stage transitions
In addition to the default lifecycle stages, you can configure your own using instructions in Add/Modify Lifecycle Stages.
Let's see how to use App Factory to manage an application through its entire lifecycle. Before you begin, follow the steps in. Once you are done, you will have the following users imported to the Cloud: