1 Reply Latest reply on Jan 21, 2009 8:13 PM by davidhead

    Pro 10 Clients being served by Server 9

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      Pro 10 Clients being served by Server 9

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      It seems that FmPro Server 10 does not run under Windows XP, as does Server 9. What a shame! I have version 10 Maintenance upgrades on both Server 9 and Pro 9 licenses and want to take advantage of some of the Pro 10 features, such as saving of find requests, etc. I can't upgrade the server without completely redoing the OS, but can I upgrade the workstations to Pro 10, serve them with 9 and expect to reep the benefits of 10?

        • 1. Re: Pro 10 Clients being served by Server 9
          davidhead
            

          You can certainly have FileMaker Pro 10 clients running off FileMaker Server 9.

           

          However, be aware of this known issue/problem/feature from the Read Me file for FileMaker Pro:

           

          1.4. If a file is hosted with an earlier version of FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Server, and a password change is required at next login, FileMaker Pro 10 clients will not be able to use the dialog to change the password. This issue does not occur when the file is hosted with FileMaker Pro 10 or FileMaker Server 10. Clients can still change passwords by choosing File menu > Change Password, as long as a password change is not required on next login.

           

          It is a good idea to read the Read Me files for both FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server. Up to date versions are available at the FileMaker Knowledgebase.