DEP001 - Install and Configure Your FileMaker Server - Claus Lavendt

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Claus Lavendt (DataManix)

Session Description

With increasing focus on utilizing FileMaker Server, we need to be sure on how to install and deploy FileMaker Server using best practices.


In this session you will learn about what the FileMaker Server consists of and how to install and deploy it. You'll also learn how to install SSL certificates, and explore firewall, router and DNS technologies. Look at how you should configure FileMaker Server using best practices and talk about setting up policies around the server.

What you should know

You should be familiar with the FileMaker product family and with operating systems. Basic understanding of network, DNS and servers is a plus. This session is for anyone, who needs to install and configure FileMaker Server.

Products & Technologies

  • Server

Session Materials

  • Materials are not yet available for this session.

What You Will Learn

  • How to install and configure it FileMaker Server
  • Learn how to install SSL certificates on your FileMaker Server
  • How to install and configure your FileMaker Server
  • Best practices when deploying FileMaker Server


I used video recordings of the installation process without audio. Some have requested access to these, so below you can find links to these videos.

(in the order I used them)



Installation and initial deployment process as well as setup.



Just an overview of the folder structure of the FileMaker Server installation



1. part of installing SSL certificate



Installation of SSL certificate



Verification of the installed SSL certificate



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