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Hi Experts,

How do I make ugly standard page "Page is not available" when server is down replaced by custom one ?

Thank you.
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by:Kuldeepchaturvedi
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If the server is down.. how you can even serv a page..!!!!!

( now if you are talking the the app server is down but web server is running than it becomes a different story......)
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by:fpoyavo
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I am talking about Web Server ...:))) may be it is not doable but let give it try.
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by:jarasa
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Well as Kuldeepchaturvedi said if Web Server is down it cant serve any page at all fpoyavo, the is no way you can do it you'll get a DNS erro from you browser but not from the server.

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Well I do not think its possible...
and remember... " Can't do it"  is also a right answer some times....:-)
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by:fpoyavo
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One question then. Where this "Page is not available" coming from ? I remember I did custom one in IIS. Is anything like this on Linux ?
And how do some site make this possibly to see "Site is under maintenance etc...". ?
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by:jarasa
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That page is server from the Browser as I said before, there are a variety of pages served from the server like not found, forbiden, etc. but this one is from your own browser becose no one can give a response to your request, sometimes if you're using a Proxy it will give it to you but not necesarily.

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by:Kuldeepchaturvedi
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I trried creating a DNS error and this is what the property of the page says..

res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\shdoclc.dll/dnserror.htm

which means that the page is getting generated on the client only not the being served by anything......
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