Local Area Network
The database must be running and sharing enabled. Note your computesr ip address: Open Go and on the right side you will see search and add icon. You can click either option. Search will find your computer, then select your computer then the file. Add you will enter the Ip address that you noted above.
Wide Area Network
The database must be running and sharing enabled. Note your computers ip address:
There a few extra step if you are connect outside your local network. You will need to setup port forwarding on your router. You will route port 5003 to the ip address you noted above from filemaker sharing (Hosting Computers ip address). Port 5003 will have to be open on your firewall.
www.ipchicken.com to get your ip address to your router assigned by your internet provider.
Then on your ipad use the ip address obtained from ipchicken with the port to access the files. xx.xx.xx.xx:5003
port 5003 is the recommend port to use by Filemaker but is not the required port.