Is there an option to prevent all posts or turn login off?

(James Cook) #1

I need to stop all activity on a Discourse instance in order to transfer everything over to a new instance. Any setting to do this quickly?

(cpradio) #2

You can set it to read-only mode, that is a setting in the Admin Area (IIRC)

(James Cook) #3

Muchos Gracias Senor

(cpradio) #4

It is actually in the Admin > Backups area, not the Settings area.

(James Cook) #5

That’s why I couldn’t find it! :smiley:

(Jeff Atwood) #6

This is a good point, @zogstrip I think read only mode should also be available from the site settings, not just in the backup area…

(Jeff Atwood) #7

Perhaps I can add this to @blake’s plate? We should have a site setting for this that works the same as the backup page button…

(Blake Erickson) #9

I pushed a commit for this: