NewFM_Dev

Uploading new records to Server

Discussion created by NewFM_Dev on Aug 20, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 20, 2012 by NewFM_Dev

Hello All,

I am trying to do something that I think should be simple.

 

I need to be able to allow clients to create their own records offline [not connected to the FM Network], and then

with a 'submit' type button/script, upload the record; basically copy to the server. The info on the client side is significantly greater than what needs to be

updated to the server. So I want only a few fields 5-7 to be uploaded after the client creates it on their side.

 

Someone at FM told me it would need to be initiated from the server side, but that seems to be a can of worms in practice.

 

Doing it from a local server was no problem, but for traveling clients, the Server would need to hurdle through hotel firewalls, etc.

 

I've tried set field [and sf by name], but the results are inconsistent. Import from client, or export from client to server are awkward.

I keep thinking it's like trying to give someone your own phone.

 

Any ideas?

 

thanks !

FM

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