Accessing Database thru Filemaker server without local connection

Discussion created by janawing on Aug 29, 2016
Latest reply on Aug 29, 2016 by philmodjunk

We are a company with technicians that need access to our database on the road, while office staff accesses it from the main office. We also have technicians out of state who will need access. Filemaker Server has been set up in our office and I have successfully shared our database to an iPad, however, the moment I leave the local connection I no longer have access.


I have seen multiple solutions to this issue after looking through other posts, googling, etc. I don't know which is the right solution. For example, one of the solutions to this question was to forward the router to 5003....? I have another server which uses this router for our accounting software so I am concerned about that.


Advice would be extremely helpful.


Thank you in advance