Connecting via 4G - FileMaker Go

Discussion created by AndrewCrisford on Aug 27, 2015
Latest reply on Nov 10, 2015 by nicco



Im trying to connect to our work server from an iPad, and have run into a bit of difficulty.

The hosted file works fine whilst I am connected to the same WiFi network, but I cannot connect to it when outside of the WiFi range


I have tried using the external IP address of the host, but it doesn't display any available files.

It seems like the devices are communicating, because if I try a random IP i know shouldn't connect, it take about 20 seconds before coming up with the message, but when using the external IP it comes up instantly.


Are there any settings I need to change on the filemaker server to allow external connection?

Or has anyone had this same problem?


Thanks in advance!