2 Replies Latest reply on Jul 21, 2017 5:38 PM by doughemi

    FMS 14 Migration Problem


      I cannot get my FMS 14 installation working on my new computer (iMac 21.5" Retina 4K, Sierra).


      My roller coaster ride over the last two days looks something like this:


      I connect to my old computer with an ethernet cable and run Migration Assistant.  Yay!

      It takes 6 hours. Boo!

      I check my FMPA connection to my remote host successfully. Yay!

      I check my local host. Nothing. Boo!

      I look at /Library/FileMaker Server/. It's empty.Boo!

      I install FMS14. Installer says it's successful. Yay!

      I run Deployment Assistant. Connection fails, and eventually gives me a 404 error. Boo!

      I scour the forums, and find where Wim Decorte says to uninstall and reinstall FMS 14. OK, I uninstall.

      For some reason, I open FMPA14. The ever-annoying Launch Center appears with all my local files under both "Local" and my [external] IP address! And they open! What The ...?

      I discover they are in Users/fmserver. Hmmm!

      But there is still no Admin Console! Boo!


      It's the last round, and Boo is ahead on points. Yay needs a knockout. Wim also said to delete stray folders and repair permissions before reinstalling. Which stray folders and what permissions should I start with?