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Different ways to activate maintenance mode


At the moment (January 2021, Jahia releases and, the property maintenanceMode is not being handled by Jahia (cf

Consequently, how can we activate the maintenance mode?


There are 3 ways:

  1. Manually thanks to the tools: JAHIA_URL/modules/tools/maintenance.jsp
  2. Thanks to a curl command:
    curl -s -u 'USER:PASSWORD' -XGET "JAHIA_URL/modules/tools/maintenance.jsp?maintenance=true"
  3. Thanks to a SSH command through the Karaf console:
     ssh -p 8101 jahia@localhost -C "dx:maintenance on"