Download file

<!DOCTYPE html>
Put this file on a folder like /srv/http/down and then configure your webserver
to only serve this file.

For Apache, here is a possible configuration for the virtual host you wish to
take down:

    DocumentRoot /srv/http/down
    <Directory /srv/http/down>
        Order allow,deny
        Allow from all
        AllowOverride None
        RewriteEngine On
        RewriteBase /
        RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
        RewriteRule ^.*$ down.html [L]
    <title>It does NOT work!</title>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
    <h1>This website is down</h1>
Some nasty technical issues occurred and the website has been temporarily
shut down for safety reasons. Please come back later.