To turn-off or disable (and vice-versa, to turn on and enable) Drupal 7 maintenance mode via phpMyAdmin, enter an SQL command in the field under the SQL tab:

To set website into maintanance mode:
UPDATE `variable` SET `value`='1' WHERE 'name' = 'maintenance_mode'

Change 'value' to '0' to take site out of maintenance mode

Click Go to execute command.

Without Drush support or access, how do you turn-off or disable (and vice-versa, to turn on and enable) Drupal 7 maintenance mode in settings.PHP file?

If you have FTP or SFTP access, you may:

Senario: You have a webhosting account and able to create sub-accounts for example thru WHM. Due to unsupported TLDs from your current webhosting, you have purchased from another registrar addtional domains similar to the main domain being used by your main website for the purpose of redirecting these to your webhosting and websites hosted in the latter.

Now, you are wondering how to use these domains to point to another website/s or microsite/s from another location / server / webhosting.

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