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Offline mode in OJS version 2.1.1.0

Postby brucem » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:50 pm

Hi, due to staff/faculty leaving the university I was handed over an OJS 2.1.1.0 installation temporarily until they set up a new server at their new institution. Since they are ready to take over the installation, I was looking for some sort of offline mode where I could limit access to the site while leaving a maintenance message. Does that exist in this version of OJS? If not, what would be the best way to handle such a transition? Unfortunately, the staff that set this installation up did not go with the faculty to the new institution so I can’t contact them.

I am coming from a Drupal environment, so my plan was to put the site in offline mode, copy the database and the base install/non-public files directory.

Thanks for any assistance you can provide!

-Bruce
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Re: Offline mode in OJS version 2.1.1.0

Postby asmecher » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:41 pm

Hi Bruce,

There is no built-in maintenance mode, but since all requests go through the index.php script in the installation directory, you can simply put your message there.

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Re: Offline mode in OJS version 2.1.1.0

Postby brucem » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:19 pm

Thanks. I ended up protecting the public_html folder in directadmin and I left a message in the password prompt. That seemed to work fine.
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