9 Replies Latest reply on Dec 1, 2016 6:35 AM by FileKraft

    questions about filemaker upgrade 14 to 15

    jfreeman

      Dear community members,

       

      I hope this finds you all doing well.  I work at a small school.  have FMPro Server 14 running on a windows 2012 server on a VM inside my firewall.  I have licensing for 10 concurrent connections.  Teachers and administrators run FMPro client 14.xx on either a macbook, an iPad or a windows computer.

       

      We are licensed to move up to 15.  Should I do it?  Is it a relatively painless exercise?  Is there a document laying out the 'gotchas' somewhere here that you could point me to? 

       

      One thing holding me back - I am concerned, frankly, that our Filemaker overlords have baked a good deal bit more surveillance  --  in terms of monitoring how many connections are active, how frequently, etc. -- into the 15 product.    Can anyone comment on things my users should be careful of if we move from 14 to 15 in terms of the risk of being denied a connection due to licensing restrictions, etc. etc. ?

       

      Any/all information welcome!

       

       

      Best wishes,

       

      Joshua