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Recite CMS provides several tools to help you with system maintenance. These tools are accessible either by clicking on the System Maintenance heading in the right-hand column.tab in the navigation, or by using one of the links under the
You can put Recite CMS into maintenance mode, which is a special mode which allows you to perform maintenance on your installation.
When Recite CMS is in installation mode, users cannot access the Control Panel or any client web sites. Users trying to access these sites will be shown a message indicating the site is currently unavailable due to maintenance. Additionally, the Recite CMS administration site will display an orange banner across the top indicating the site is in maintenance mode.
You don't need Recite CMS to be maintenance mode for all tasks, but for tasks such as installing or upgrading packages you must use maintenance mode.
To enable maintenance mode, access the System Maintenance section by loading the menu tab. Click the button to enable maintenance mode.
To disable maintenance mode, click thebutton. Recite CMS will ensure that the system is in an adequate state to be taken out of maintenance mode.
Specifically, it will ensure there are no pending database or other system updates to perform. If there are, you will not be able to disable maintenance mode until these updates are complete.