Gene R. Gesilva:
Thank you for the post.
None of the FileMaker Pro (Advanced) clients need to install Windows Server 2012 R2, nor does FileMaker Server 14.0.1 require Windows Server 2012 R2.
FileMaker Server 14.0.1 is tested on all of the operating systems in the following article:
FileMaker Pro 14.0.1 (Advanced) is tested on all of the operating systems in the following article:
Additionally, before moving to FileMaker Server 14.0.1, I would encourage you to read this entire guide:
Thank you for your reply. Your answer gave me quite a relief when you said "..nor does FileMaker Server 14.0.1 require Windows Server 2012 R2". I am almost ready to install FMS 14 on my client's PC except for 2 other clauses I find suspicious allow me to state them. The first one is:
Just following up to see what success you have had with installing FMS14. Did you install in on a PC? What operating system did you have to use?
I have a new client who is wanting to use FileMaker but that was with the thought that they did not have to use a Windows Server and that the server could go on a pc, just like the mac mini.
They didn't want to incur the cost of the windows server and were hoping to use an existing pc that is available in the office. Please share your experience with installing FMS13. Thank You, Rachel
I installed a trial copy of FM Server 14 on a PC with WIN7 64-bit operating system and it worked without any problems. It was a great relief to know that I do not have to purchase Windows Server 2012 which costs around Php 45,000.00.