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Data API For Dummies

Question asked by Mike_Mitchell Expert on May 13, 2017
Latest reply on May 29, 2017 by Mike_Mitchell

(The dummy being me.)

 

I'm playing around with the Data API in Postman. I must be missing something very obvious, but this is what I get:

 

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And it never comes back. So far, I've:

 

1) Enabled the API on the server.

2) Enabled the fmrest extended priv in the target database.

3) Removed non-alpha characters from user name, password, file name, and layout name.

4) Tried both the IP address and the server name as the server.

5) Tried both http:// and https:// (both with and without SSL on the server).

6) Double-checked the method (POST) and URL.

7) Gone over the documentation.

8) Tried to follow the instructions in the Soliant post (FileMaker Server 16: FileMaker Data API - Soliant Blog - FM Source - Forum FileMaker).

 

And it still times out. What am I missing?

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