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Restarting two FileMaker Servers (best practices).

Question asked by JavierDura on Feb 7, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 9, 2017 by wimdecorte

I have a FileMaker Server 15 installed on a MacMini. Progressive backups are scheduled to be made on an external disk.

Another MacMini is working as an stand-by server.


If, for some reason, I have to restart both servers, what should be the right sequence?

Assuming I have to close all open databases first, should I restart the main server first and then the stand-by server?


And, if both servers are off, should I turn on the main server first and the stand-by server or vice versa?

Or maybe it doesn´t matter...