You mean, the host/IP will be changed?
as soon as the old server is no longer available, clients will get errors... the hosted file - entry under iOS is outside of a FileMaker file, it is an entry in the hosts list, therefore not scriptable
Easiest way to do that is via a 'Starter-File', a local FileMaker file that just opens the hosted db. This file can be altered, sent by email to the technicians (they need to replace the existing one)
Yes, Host will be changed.
Actually each Filemaker Go uses a stored "host" in the appropriate layout folder.
I could use a script if I have a copy of database in the new position, so I can script when user via Filemaker Go try to connect after a date.
Or, sure, I can send them via email a starter file.
Can you please give me an idea of this starter file contains?
Do you mean a starter file one-time-use only (that change value in stored host of FMGO - How?) or a starter file in use every time they try to open db ?
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If you will change host machines once in a while then use proper DNS management so that the same DNS name will always point to the host machine that you want. That way you can make the DNS record point to any machine anywhere and the clients never have to change anything.
Simple and great idea, I ask to my primary domain's hosting if I can add a DNS. Thanks!