Questions tagged [filemaker]

a proprietary DBMS product that includes a WYSIWYG layout GUI and limited scripting language

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
448 views

FileMaker Server 14 - PHP Web Publishing - Communication Error: (22)

In the FileMaker Server browser admin console, both Web Server and Web Publishing Engine are active (green check). When I go to the Test page (http://localhost:16001/test/) and click Test PHP Custom ...
1
vote
1answer
419 views

Deploying my first Azure VM for a FileMaker Server

As the title states, I'm deploying my first Azure VM for a FileMaker Server and I would love some recommended settings to start me out. I know I need to open port 5003 to allow FileMaker clients to ...
0
votes
1answer
792 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
291 views

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://...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
1
vote
1answer
757 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
106 views

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?
1
vote
2answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
518 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
16k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
353 views

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....