How to Set Maintenance Mode

How to put your app in maintenance mode in the Webscale Control Panel

Webscale control panel users can place their applications in maintenance mode. Use this feature to take the site down temporarily for maintenance or any other reason you choose. While the application is in maintenance mode, Webscale displays the microsite of your choosing. If you do not have a custom microsite, Webscale displays the default microsite.

Set Maintenance Mode

You can also click the Actions button under the application title in your control panel, and choose Start maintenance… from the menu.

An application's actions menu

On the box that then pops up, click the Ok button.

Start maintenance mode

Unset Maintenance Mode

To remove your application from maintenance mode, click the Actions button under the application title in your control panel, and choose Stop maintenance… from the menu. On the box that then pops up, click the Ok button.

Stop maintance mode

Upload a Microsite

  1. Click Microsite on the left-hand menu.
Microsite selection page
  1. On this page you see a preview of the existing microsite and can upload your own. To upload your microsite, drag the microsite file from your local computer into the box, or click the box and choose the file from your local computer.
  1. When the upload is complete, the preview window shows the microsite you uploaded. This site will display whenever you place the app in maintenance mode.

It’s also possible to upload custom microsite files and specify their usage for Web Controls, such as a captcha used in the Challenge Web Control. Please see Upload a Microsite for more information.

Further Reading

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Last modified September 10, 2020