Apple’s macOS Server 5.x has a rather different Apache configuration compared to the core macOS setup or those used in previous versions of Server. In particular, an instance of Apache is used as a proxy to any ‘backend’ copies of Apache. Here’s how to work around this…
Besides being a bit of a mouthful, debugging Apache configuration issues has gotten slightly more complicated after Apple released the Server 2.2 update for Mac OS X Server.
Formerly, you could do a basic configuration check this way:
We have a wiki server running Mac OS X Server 10.6, and rather than have users type something like this:
which would be the standard URL, we instead wanted to use the much simpler: