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Can't include the username and password of a database in a WebDirect URL

Question asked by campsoftware on Dec 19, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 3, 2014 by jhickam

Summary

Can't include the username and password of a database in a WebDirect URL

Product

FileMaker Server

Version

13

Operating system version

Mac OS 10.9

Description of the issue

With IWP, we were able to include the following in a url to have IWP auto login as a specific user which worked well for web pages for specific use using IWP...

&acct=account&name=USERNAME&password=PASSWORD&login=Login&-authdb

That doesn't seem to work with webdirect. Is there a way to build a webdirect url that will pass in the credentials?

Steps to reproduce the problem

Tried to append the params that IWP used in WebDirect

Expected result

Expected create a URL to open a database and auto login using the supplied username and password in the URL.

Actual result

Went to a login screen for the database supplied in in URL

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

none

Outcomes