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Sharing file on same computer, different user accounts, used to work but now doesn't! Help!

Question asked by mr.b. on Oct 16, 2011
Latest reply on Oct 19, 2011 by mr.b.

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Sharing file on same computer, different user accounts, used to work but now doesn't! Help!

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Hi All,

Really hoping someone can help. My wife's Osteopathic practice runs a small patient db that does billing payment as well as patient records. There is only ever one person working there, so I had an Admin account that hosted the file running on Filemaker 10.3, then the relevant user opened it as a remote file in FIlemaker 11.4. This has worked perfectly for the past two years.

We've decided to update to a new iMac running Lion from an old eMac and I can no longer get this to work. I tried migrating everything first and could get one of the two user accounts to see the remote file, but not the second. I have tried creating dummy user accounts and a new admin account etc but now no users can see the remote file. Ironically if the eMac is turned on any user account can see the remote file ok, it's only user accounts on the same host computer that can't see it.

I'm desperate to get this going today so she can use it tomorrow, have spent countless hours working on it but can not suss it. Any suggestions very very welcome!

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