I just uploaded both files to the test server. When I try to open the front end file, I get
Everything works fine on my dev server. What am I doing wrong ?
Have you made sure the file is open in the FMS admin console?
Is it possible that your FMS is set to not host files unprotected by a password?
Also, make sure that the file is authorized to be opened with the version of FileMaker Server. This has caught me out once or twice on files developed in, say, 17 but deployed on FMS 16 or lower.
yes the file is open.
I am login as the admin with a password. I see in the console that it's available.
It is set to open with minimum 17 and I use FMPA 17.
So I checked in Manage Data Sources for the front end, and the address was that of the dev server. I changed it to the test server. Is there some way I can code the source path to be that of the front end database ?
Check the FMS event log, if FMS closed the file it will say there why it did it.
So I checked in Manage Data Sources for the front end, and the address was that of the dev server.
Interface and data file are both on the server? Then the data source should not show any address.
Yes on the same server. So should be for example:
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