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Java 7 Console fails to show information when running on Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion with out a...

Question asked by BruceHerbach on Apr 25, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 30, 2013 by Markus Schneider

Summary

Java 7 Console fails to show information when running on Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion with out a monitor

Product

FileMaker Server

Version

FMS 12.ov3 and 12.0v4

Operating system version

OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion

Description of the issue

This appears to be a Java issue.  When running on a Head less server,  Java screens open, but are blank.  User is unable to log into the FMS server or see any information on the screen. 

When running the Java Preferences application on the server the Java application exhibits the same issue

Steps to reproduce the problem

Setup FMS server on a Mac Mini server.  Install current version of Java 7.  Disconnect monitor and connect to server through screen sharing.  Run the FMS server console application

Expected result

Be able to login in and administer the server

Actual result

Unable to login or run FMS console

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Blank window.. No text

Workaround

If possible run FMS console from another computer.  This is not always possible

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