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Enabling Maintenance Mode

There may come a time when you are working on your website and wish to take it offline for visitors. QUIC.cloud’s Maintenance Mode can help.

When Maintenance Mode is enabled for your domain, QUIC.cloud will respond to all requests with a 503 Service Unavailable code, and display a page, similar to this one:

QUIC.cloud 503 Page

Enable Maintenance Mode

From your QUIC.cloud Dashboard, choose the domain you wish to use, and navigate to CDN > CDN Config > Maintenance.

QUIC.cloud's Maintenance Mode

Before you turn on Maintenance Mode, you need to add at least one exception to the Maintenance IP Allowlist. This is because there needs to be some way to access your actual site. If there were no exceptions listed, nobody – including you – would be able to access your content.

So, add your current IP address to Maintenance IP Allowlist, and add any others you might also want to exempt from Maintenance Mode, and press the Save IP Lists button.

Set Maintenance Mode to ON.

Within a few minutes, Maintenance Mode should take effect, and your site will be unavailable to visitors.

Disable Maintenance Mode

When you’re ready to open your site back up to traffic, set Maintenance Mode to OFF.

Within a few minutes, it should take effect, and your domain will once again be available to everyone.

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