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On Azure Windows VM, Why do some ports open fine and others do not?

I am trying to set up FileMaker Server on a new Azure Windows 2012 VM (not classic). The step that has me flummoxed is opening the ports. I have created the inbound end points for the three required ...
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FileMaker Server 14 not allowing ODBC connections

We just upgraded from FileMaker Server 11 to Server 14. I've been trying to get one of our databases setup to allow ODBC connections to it. I think I have narrowed it down to a point that it appears ...
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What is the best strategy to automatically sync a Filemaker table on a local server with a remote MySQL table?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to keep a Filemaker 12 database on a local Windows 2012 server machine in sync with a MySQL 5 database on a remote server which runs the shop of a website. In ...
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How Can I Backup Files Hosted on FileMaker Server v13 to a Network Share in Windows?

Background: FileMaker Server documentation says not to backup to a network share: Specify a folder on a local volume, not on a remote volume. If you want to store database backups on a remote ...
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FileMaker internal cache?

When I do a random insert+read on a FileMaker database through the FileMaker PHP API, using a PHP test script executed from the command line on the same local machine, the response time varies. First ...
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Workaround needed to run FileMaker Server 12 Admin Console with the new Java security model

As of Java 7 update 51 (7u51), there is a requirement for a new Permissions attribute (introduced in 7u25) that prevents the FileMaker Server 12 Admin Console from running. This also affects the ...
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redirection based on domain name instead of file name

I have 10.8 Server with Filemaker Server 12 running two pages in Instant Web Publishing. The pages are accessible locally: http://192.168.168.42/fmi/iwp/cgi?-db=exampleONE&-loadframes http://...
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FileMaker Server 8.0v4 crashes on Windows with current system time

FileMaker Server cannot be installed successfully on Windows OS (XP / 7) if the current system time is up-to-date. However when the system time is changed to - let's say - some date in 2010, it will ...
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Connect MS SQL server with Filemaker Pro using ODBC

I would like to connect to MS SQL server with running on Microsoft 2008 R2 Server to filemaker pro server 11 running on Mac server 10.6.8 using ODBC. HOw can i get to go about this? is there an easier ...
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FileMaker Server not listening on Port 2399 for ODBC/JDBC

I am trying to create a ODBC connection from an OSX machine to a Filemaker server 10 using a DataDirect SeQuel Link 5.5 JDBC drive. I have ODBC/JDBC enabled on the server and I followed all of the ...
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How do you manage two users with the same name in AD?

I have two users on the network. One is John Smith. The other John Smith Jr. How do you as a sys admin set these two users up so they do not conflict in AD(active directory) and or FileMaker?
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Whats the best setup for a filemaker server?

I currently have a database running on Filemaker 5 that deals with criminal background checks. The system is really outdated and slow, so it is definitely in need of an update. The workflow is as ...
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Can FileMaker Server v11 support FileMaker v9 clients?

See title. Apparently FMServer v8 won't run on 10.6.x, so will upgrading the server component be sufficient or will we need to update all the v9 client licenses as well?
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FileMaker Server 9 and .to6 files: Why doesn't it open them?

I have a bunch of .to6-Files that get opened without a problem with FileMaker Server 9 on Mac. Now I copied them to a Windows box with FMS9, and they are not even detected by the admin console. Is ...
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FileMaker Server: Two old versions on one Windows XP machine: Will this setup work?

Due to a special customer requirements situation, I'm in a position where I will have to run two old (rather, one old and one ancient) FileMaker Server instances -- 5.5 and 9. If at all possible, I'd ...
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Converting Filemaker to SQL or another database system

Currently at work we have a Filemaker database running on Filemaker Server 7 on a Windows Small Business Server 2003. I would like to change from using Filemaker to a different database, one with a ...
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Setting up a “Mail Staging/Queuing” Server

Here in Australia, we are connected to the Internet by rusty tin cans that occasionally get packet loss due to stray koalas playing with the line. At least; that's what it feels like most of the time....