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FileMaker Pro Advanced, and user licenses for shared business solutions.

Question asked by FocusPoint on Aug 11, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 13, 2017 by jormond

With FileMaker Pro Advanced, a shared business solution can be used by up to 5 users simultaneously without having to install a Filemaker Server but I am told that each user must have a Filemaker license installed in their PC in order to be able to access the shared business solution.


Can anyone clarify this license requirement in this context for me please?


I am not sure I understand why a user license is needed once a business solution is shared and in this case I see no difference in using Filemaker Pro instead for each user.


Or have I misunderstood the license requirement?


Many thanks & regards.