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I have a Snow Leopard server running in my localhost, and I activated the web service in it. Web Service is not used other than hosting default collaboration tools of the server.

I have only one site which has * as IP and Wiki web service is turned on under this server. When I visit the IP address of the server, I am welcomed with the homepage that presents available services (i.e., my page, wikis, blogs).

When I click on any of these services, I get:

Service unavailable!

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity                 problems. Please try again later.

If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.

Error 503

Apache error log:

Any idea what might cause this?

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These lines:[Tue Mar 25 08:22:24 2014] [error] (61)Connection refused: proxy: HTTP: attempt to connect to (*) failed [Tue Mar 25 08:23:15 2014] [error] (61)Connection refused: proxy: HTTP: attempt to connect to ( failed seem to be the culprit here. – vautee Mar 25 '14 at 13:36
@vautee any idea why it is refusing the connection while it allows me to connect to the homepage? – amertkara Mar 25 '14 at 14:58
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It turns out that the wikid's log file was not created which I noticed in the >> Web >> Sites >> Logs. In order to create the log:

cd /Library/logs
sudo mkdir wikid
sudo chown teamsserver:teamsserver wikid
sudo chmod 775 wikid

Finally, restart the web service.

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