[development] Put a site into maintenance-mode, but not for all...

Jens Reinemuth jens at reinemuth.info
Tue Jan 6 14:28:18 UTC 2009

Greg Knaddison schrieb:
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 6:25 AM, Jens Reinemuth <jens at reinemuth.info> wrote:
>> Hi @all...
>> i try to figure out how to put a live website into the maintenance-mode,
>> but leave it fully accessible by a fixed IP-Range of developers so that
>> bugs can be fixed and tested in a fully running site...
> I've thought about this problem as well and created the Maintenance
> Helper module:
> http://cvs.drupal.org/viewvc.py/drupal/contributions/modules/maintenance_helper/
> It leaves the site accessible, but prevents users from logging in
> unless they have a specific permission.  It could probably be modified
> to take an IP range as an admin setting to determine who gets to login
> as well.
> I guess I should make a project page for it so it gets an issue queue
> and we can discuss these kinds of things ;)  The concept was discussed
> http://groups.drupal.org/node/10582 prior to building it which has
> some good ideas on the field.
> Regards,
> Greg
That's a perfect starting point... Lets make a project page and do it ;-)

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