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FileMaker Server

Question asked by hiatts on Aug 9, 2010
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2010 by TSGal


FileMaker Server



Operating system version

OSX Leopard

Description of the issue

When using External Authentication, and selecting only show DB you are permitted to access...

EA is provided via the OSX Server WorkGroups, users are added to this from OpenDirectory (not from OSX accounts on the host machine).

Under this config, when a user opens the remote FMS, they login, and they see nothing in the list, even though they have access to specific DBs.

Steps to reproduce the problem

FMS on OSX Server Leopar.
Workgroups on OSX provide External Auth privilege group name.
Users are added to that group via Open Directory accounts.

Open FMP, open remote, select the FMS, login after prompt, and will see an empty list.

Expected result

Should be able to view the DBs for which the user has access permissions.

Actual result

No DB listing provided, even if Full Access.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

no error message


No work around.