fmpdude

Worker machine is not running?

Discussion created by fmpdude on May 18, 2018
Latest reply on Jun 9, 2018 by suesaunders

I tried a standard Web Direct URL to FMS 17. Ports 80 and 443 are allowed.

 

Previously, I had a URL like the one below which I believe worked:

https://<domain>:9001/fmi/webd/<database_name>

 

I also tried (port 80 assumed):

http://<domain>/fmi/webd/<database_name>

 

I also tried:

https://<domain>:443/fmi/webd/<database_name>

 

I also tried:

https://<domain>/fmi/webd/<database_name>

 

But in all four cases, despite the fact I can open a FMS database remotely (using FileMaker), I get this error:

 

HTTP Status 503 - Service unavailable: The worker machine is not running.

FileMaker Server has encountered an error:

The requested service is not currently available.

 

If the Server Launch Page is not available, visit the FileMaker Website for more assistance.

 

If I omit the <database_name> I see the databases, but this error occurs when I click on one of the shown databases to open it in the browser.

 

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I don't have anything, like Apache, running on port 80 at the moment so could that be a problem?

 

Suggestions?

 

Thanks,

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