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Hi Friends,
 
I have one problem related to the IIS 7 or 7.5
Due to some reason i have to stop my site for a day.more then thoused users using this site.to let them know there is some maintanace activity has been going on so that i want to show them html page that display "Site is under construction"
 
Note-:I have stopped my site.
 
please guid and suggest me
how to configure or any other setting on the root directory.
 

Thanks
Posted 19-May-12 5:14am
Edited 19-May-12 5:15am
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Stopping the application won't work, the users will just a not found error. You should set the default document for the site appropriately, i.e, remove all others except your default html
 
http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/203/default-documents/[^]
 
A "better" way, however, would be to have a testing/staging site to update then migrate to production. The production site would be offline for minutes not an entire day.
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