how can i quickly handle alternate config for site downtime?

Jonathan Vanasco nginx at
Sun Dec 28 20:23:11 MSK 2008

On Dec 26, 2008, at 4:59 PM, Corey Donohoe wrote:

> Is this other config file pointing tosome kind of status page that
> says " is down right now!" or something similar?  If it
> is, you prolly wanna investigate maintenance pages and have them
> return 503s during the downtime.

hmm....  that could work.

would you be able to share those 2 snippets you listed as a pastie  
again ?  they expired ( as did your old link at http:// )

also - just to be sure about this... you're triggering a downtime  
response just by a file-existence check, right?

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