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Drupal allows a restrict set of users to access the site when maintenance tasks run: the maintenance mode.

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Not allowing the user to access the website within the given time period

My client want to offline the site for 12:00 AM to 06:00 AM and show this message to users. How can I achieve this in drupal8
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How can I render a specific node as the content for the maintenance page?

Given a nid X, how do I have Drupal render it as the content for the maintenance page?
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Image derivatives removed by some process, only regenerated when switching to maintenance mode, then removed again

While moving a bunch of legacy D7 sites to a new server, I bumped on the following problem with one site only. This is certainly NOT the classical permissions issue on files directory. Bug description ...
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How can I exclude certain routes from maintenance mode?

I am trying to make certain routes exempt from maintenance mode by adding the option _maintenance_access to the route and setting it to TRUE. I think (although I'm not 100%) that this works because in ...
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Can't log in to back end

I have been trying to upgrade to 8.8.3 from 8.4.4 for some time. My 8.4.4 site was holding but after repairing a database malfulnction in which the watchdog file went mad with assert errors, now I can'...
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Unable to run update.php or update modules from web interface

I would really like to be able to install module updates through the web interface or run update.php when needed without changing settings.php, but something seems to be broken in my setup because it ...
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Disable "Operating in maintenance mode. Go online."

The solution for Drupal 7 is using the following code, as per answer of How can I disable the message “Operating in maintenance mode. Go online.” in maintenance mode? function mytheme_preprocess_page(...
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Is there a way to run drush updb without going to maintenance mode

I have a live site which runs on drupal 8. I am using drush 8.5.3 with the installation. Whenever I run drush updb the site automatically goes to maintenance mode. Is there a way to do this without ...
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Drupal maintenance over several environments [closed]

I have a production environment for a Drupal 7 site. This environment is replicated to a staging environment, which we use for testing updates to modules and drupal core (same major version). We ...
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Get out of maintenance mode using database query (without using drush or admin area)

I understand there are very many stackoverflow questions on this very topic. How can get my site out of maintenance mode? for example. However I've never seen one that explains how to turn off ...
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Maintenance Mode Screen Does Not Display

I'm using Drupal 8 with a purchased theme. I'm not 100% tech literate so apologies in advance if my question sounds dumb. After Drupal and the theme were initially installed I had no problems. After ...
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Is it necessary to clear site caches after putting site into maintenance mode?

I enabled maintenance mode on a Drupal 7 site; however, when I checked the homepage as an anonymous user, I noticed that the original homepage was still being displayed rather than the maintenance ...
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Is it normal that a site changes to maintenance mode during a module update?

I have created a custom module with a .install file, which includes some hook_update_N() hooks, used to update existing nodes. Whenever I run drush updb, the site automatically enters maintenance mode ...
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My Site goes to Maintenance spontaneously

My site goes to maintenance mode spontaneously almost every day. I am advised by users. Everything works fine when I put it out of maintenance mode. Any explanation is welcome (Drupal 7.59)
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What makes a maintenance mode message display, when a site is not in maintenance mode?

What makes a maintenance mode message display, when a site is not in maintenance mode? In this instance, it appears that it was because a contrib module was throwing a recoverable fatal error. So ...
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Maintenance page being rendered as an entire page load after the main page load

I've noticed that I've got a maintenance page being rendered in its entire HTML markup format after my pages. The site is not in maintenance mode, and this is not intentional behaviour. I'm trying to ...
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Maintenance mode and user session

When I put site in maintenance mode and after turn site back all users sessions are not active (is need to log in account), but I put session to work 2 month and it work. How to prevent users logout ...
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Where is the maintenance mode value in the database?

I know the maintenance mode value used to be in the variables table, but in D8 that table is replaced by (or joined with) the config table, but I couldn't find any row with that name. Where is it ...
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hook for maintenance mode

I would like to send an email to some users, when i put my Drupal-7 website in maintenance mode. Are there any hooks that allow me to do this? I could not figure it out for myself.
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Can a site be put in maintenance mode without a database?

I'm trying to handle a planned database outage and want Drupal to show the maintenance page during that time. $conf['maintenance_theme'] = 'exampletheme' and a suitable $conf['_message'] are set in ...
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How do I view the maintenance page without putting the site in maintenance mode?

I've just been asked by the stakeholder of a site I'm working on how he can view the maintenance page of his site so he can test links on it without putting the site in maintenance mode. I'm going to ...
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maintenance-page--offline

In Drupal 7, we could create maintenance-page--offline.tpl.php to be shown during database failures. I want to create this page for D8 as well, however maintenance-page--offline.html.twig does not get ...
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error 500 when D8 site placed in maintenance

Unless connected to admin , putting site in maintenance generate a 500 error. I have followed Drupal 8 maintenance page theming instructions, modifying the settings.php and adding the template to the ...
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How do I check if the site is in maintenance mode?

How do I call MaintenanceMode::applies(RouteMatchInterface $route_match) from hook_theme_suggestions_page()?
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Migration after server crash: maintenance mode and/or cache problem

I had a crash of my previous server and I tried to rise my website from the dead. I had backups of all the files & of the database (PostgreSQL). I was not the one who set up the website and my ...
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Redirecting to "old" site

I copied files and database of a Drupal 7 site to another domain. When I put the site in maintenance mode, and I login, I am redirected and logged in to the old site. I cleared the cache, also in the ...
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How can I login to my local drupal site 8.3.1 which was under maintence mode [duplicate]

I just logout to see what will the home page look like. Now, I can't login into my local site.
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How do I serve up a themed 500 error response page?

Has anyone developed a custom themed page for 500 errors on a Drupal 8 site? There is no maintenance offline template equivalent, and core out of the box simply delivers an unstyled stack trace. We've ...
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How to put up a notification about scheduled maintenance?

I'm using Drupal 7.5 and I want to put up a notification about the website going into maintenance mode on x scheduled date and time. What is the best way to do this? Are there any built-in options for ...
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Updated to Drupal 7.51 and website is now stuck in maintenance mode

I just went to update Drupal 7.5 to 7.51 and fortunately the update worked. Unfortunately our site is now locked in maintenance mode and I was logged out of the system and cannot get back in as an ...
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URLs with trailing slash say site in maintainence mode, others don't, site isn't in maintenance mode

Something very strange has happened and I'm at a complete loss as to how to go about working out the cause. I used Backup / Migrate module to restore a backup of my live site's database (let's call ...
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Should the maintenance template be used when the database API raises an exception?

I have created a maintenance-page.html.twig template for my site. The settings.php file says: This applies when the site is explicitly set to maintenance mode through the administration page or ...
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Maintenance mode says it's on, but site is still available

Before attempting to do some module updates, I enabled maintenance mode on the site. I then noticed that the site was still available to all visitors, even though the Configuration->Development->...
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How to make custom login URL accessible in maintenance mode

I created a custom login page with custom path (www.example.com/customlogin) and blocked access to default login page via hook_menu_alter(). The requirement for default login page to return 403 is ...
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Drupal 8 maintenance page theming [closed]

I want to customize the maintenance page in Drupal 8. How do I theme it?
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How do I set the title tag for the maintenance page?

I need to change the default title tag for the maintenance page, which currently is "Site under maintenance | [sitename]". I tried to set $variables['head_title'] in hook_preprocess_maintenance_page()...
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Maintenance page appears during login

I need your help : When any user logs into my website (admins too), the maintenance page is displayed with the url "/node?destination=node", while maintenance mode is surely off. Then, if the user ...
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maintenance-page--offline template not working

I am following this tutorial. https://www.drupal.org/node/195435. I have created maintenance page and its working with admin configuration site under maintenance setting. I want to create dboffline ...
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Theming Site off-line page

Is there any way to theme or override the Site off-line page? The page with below massage: The site is currently not available due to technical problems. Please try again later. Thank you for your ...
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Contact form on maintenance mode page

I'm using Drupal 7 and I wanted users to be able to contact me via email whilst I'm still working on the website. So my plan was to use 'create a contact form', as I don't want to expose my email ...
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Under what circumstances should a site be placed into maintenance mode

I was recently ask to deploy a set of changes to a production server. The changes included Drupal core and contrib module updates, as well as, updated custom theme related code. In preparation for ...
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drupal site crash and went to maintenance mode

While creating a huge volume of pages in drupal website, our live site went down after 5 hours. We investigated logs on Apache, PHP and MySQL thoroughly but couldn't identify any specific cause or ...
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How can get my site out of maintenance mode?

I moved my site from one server to another in the same way I moved another site. But it won't get out of maintenance mode. I can access phpMyAdmin and I can access the server files easily. I've ...
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How to restore complete database keeping the site in maintenance mode in Drupal 7

I need to restore complete database in a regular basis (weekly). I am using pure PHP + system call to mysqldump and mysql to backup and restore full database. The restore process takes 2 minutes. What ...
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How to use AJAX form on custom maintenance page

I have been working to customize our maintenance page via custom template and hook_preprocess_maintenance_page(), the intent is to provide the maintenance message, some static text, as well as a basic ...
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What does maintenance mode do?

What does maintenance mode actually do? I'm not asking for a high level overview, nor am I asking for a code dump. I'm asking for a technical, functional definition. What does maintenance mode ...
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Can drush return if site is in maintenance_mode?

To work in parallel with another team, I've copied via ftp the working Drupal 7 app and mysql database and am trying to get it to run. I've cleared the cache and drush happily reports connecting to ...
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How can I enter a custom maintenance mode message for a non-English D8 site?

I am playing around with a D8 site (8.0.0-beta6) and having trouble locating where some of the controls have gone. During the initial installation procedure I selected a non-English localization (...
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How to enable maintenance mode only when there are no active users?

When there are updates available for Drupal, I enable the maintenance mode, update, and disable the maintenance mode again. As far as I understand it, users that were right in the middle of editing ...
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Site stuck on maintenance mode only for a single page [closed]

On a live, multilingual (fr/en) client site, I've just update Drupal 7 to its latest version (along with a few modules). Everything went fine, except that, even though the maintenance mode has been ...
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