Correct way to setup maintenance page in nginx

Quintin Par quintinpar at
Fri Nov 4 03:13:40 UTC 2011

Thanks Valentin. This worked like a charm.

I spend nearly 2-3 hours trying for a solution that evaded “if” and just
“try_files”. Even the official wiki supported that.

There are a lot of solutions out in the wild and most for them don’t work.
Thanks again for the help.

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Valentin V. Bartenev <i at> wrote:

> location = /during_build.html {
>        root /var/www/;
>        internal;
>    }
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