Cannot upload database to FMS 12 Advanced (Windows)

Discussion created by dburnham on Jul 6, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 6, 2012 by dburnham

Here's the situation:


FileMaker Server 12 Advanced, running on a Windows 2008 Server. The installation went flawlessly, the "sample" database is accessible, albeit slower than I would like, but it's there and it's working.


Then, I tried to upload my first database. The file configuration check is performed properly and a checkmark appears beside the file name, but in the next step, I get this message: "The folder filewin:/C:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/Data/Databases/ does not have enough space for the specified upload or it does not exist."


In my first attempt, I tried putting my file into a new Subfolder. That failed so I tried putting the file into the default folder. Same result.


Then I thought it may be a firewall issue, so I upload the file to the server's desktop using FTP and launched the Server Admin Console locally on the server, and I got the exact same result with or without the attenpt to create a subfolder.


Very frustrating because FileMaker tech support says that if the Sample Database is working, then everything must be OK. But obviously, it's useless to me if I can't run my own databases.


Is this a Java issue? That's what some posts say, but with all the other Java-related issues, I am hesitant to install different Java editions.


Some posts also discuss command line solutions, but I don't want to rely on that since I need to be able to use the Admin Console remotely as well as locally.