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Discussion created by beverly Expert on Sep 14, 2018
Latest reply on Sep 16, 2018 by beverly

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Forgotten your FileMaker ID password or request to change your password

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Software Update: FileMaker Pro Advanced 17.0.2

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Software Update: FileMaker Go 17.0.3

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Configuring Security for FileMaker 17

If security is important to your operations, all machines running FileMaker Server should have a custom SSL certificate. The standard FileMaker SSL certificate installed by default...

 

FileMaker Cloud does not support use of static IP addresses for cloud computing, known as Elastic IP addresses

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Understanding the Data API Annual Limits

The FileMaker Server Software License agreement states the following in regards to the FileMaker Data API License: For inbound Data Requests (pulling data into the database on your...

 

xDBC fails to start after upgrading from FileMaker Cloud 16 to 17

ISSUE: After upgrading from FileMaker Cloud 16 to 17, you may receive the following notification in the Cloud Console: Server/service not running: XDBC. Server restart failed Howev...

 

Why does FileMaker software send diagnostic, technical and related information to FileMaker 17 and later?

FileMaker software may send diagnostic, technical and related information to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services related to FileMaker s...

 

Software Update: FileMaker Server 17.0.2 release notes

Software description This software updates FileMaker Server 17 to version 17.0.2. FileMaker Server 17.0.2 includes updates to third-party components and bug fixes.  Software detail...

 

New FileMaker Server 17 Administration Console

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Software Patch: FileMaker Cloud 1.17.0.77

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Unable to open the FileMaker Admin Console after installing FileMaker Server 17

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FileMaker Cloud 1.17.0.77 new features

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When performing an admin api call with a redundant '/' added at the end of request url will fail silently

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Miscellaneous behavior changes in FileMaker 17 platform

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Accessing a Solution via WebDirect Results in Blank Page

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New FileMaker data migration tool

Go from days to hours or hours to minutes when importing large data sets. This new time-saving command-line tool helps you update your deployed custom apps in no time. The data mig...

 

New FileMaker 17 Calculation Functions

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Ports used by FileMaker Server 17

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FileMaker Go 17 - Keyboard Shortcuts

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