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GetFromURL and GetLayoutObjectAttribute via a proxy

Question asked by Benjamin Fehr on Nov 26, 2012
Latest reply on Oct 27, 2014 by Benjamin Fehr


GetFromURL and GetLayoutObjectAttribute via a proxy


FileMaker Pro


12 v3.0

Operating system version

Mac / Win 7

Description of the issue

I have a solution which must run via a internet-proxy. Those secured web-sites prompt a authentification-certificat.

To get content from those websites, either the new 'GetFromUrl'- as well as the 'GetLayoutObjectAttribute (… / "content") -'Function can be used.
Anyhow, 'GetFromURL' fails on Mac-OS and 'GetLayoutObjectAttribute' fails on Win 7.

Steps to reproduce the problem

There are some confident proxy-settings and security certificates involved. I couldn't provide to FMI!

Just wanna know if some similarly reports have been addressed before.

Expected result

Both functions working on both OS'.

Actual result

win 7: 'GetLayoutObjectAttribute' fails
mac: 'GetFromURL' fails

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear



if ("Win OS";  'GetFromURL (…)' ; 'GetLayoutObjectAttribute (… / "content") )