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Debug Apache on a FileMaker Server

Since FileMaker Server version 13, FMS has used its own Apache configuration files on macOS instead of just adding includes to the OS configuration files. Because of this, the technique I mentioned here no longer works for newer systems. This new arrangement has reduced issues for FileMaker Server’s web connectivity. But updates or other changes can still cause the httpd process to fail to start up, and all you’ll see is something like this in the system log:

Jan 18 13:13:14 myservername com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (com.filemaker.httpd.start[574]): Service exited with abnormal code: 1

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