Fix – OwnCloud is in Maintenance Mode After Upgrade

I’m running Ubuntu, I just updated my OwnCloud instance and after the install finished I opened the web GUI and it says, “This ownCloud instance is currently in maintenance mode, which may take a while”.

This ownCloud instance is currently in maintenance mode, which may take a while

Here are 2 simple methods to disable maintenance mode:

Using OCC Command

1. First change the directory to owncloud using the following command:

cd /var/www/owncloud

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2. Once there run:

sudo -u www-data php occ maintenance:mode --off

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Done! that should disable maintenance mode.

Another option is editing the config.php here is how:

Edit the Config.php

In the terminal run:

gksu gedit /var/www/owncloud/config/config.php

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You’ll be prompted to enter admin password.

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Now edit maintenance mode ==> false

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