2 Replies Latest reply on May 21, 2013 6:48 AM by databuzz

    FMSA 12 Deployment PHP Failure


      Good Evening,


      I have successfully installed FMSA 12 in a Windows 2003 Server 2 machine confirguration with no errors indicated in the install log. When I open the Test page IWP passes OK but the PHP CWP Test page fails with a message saying it can not open the Sample Database suggesting to check for access in the Sample Databse. Extended Priviledges are OK for PHP. All Ports are available.


      Also, I said to install FileMaker PHP but wondering where the FileMaker Folder and FileMaker.php file get installed.


      Any suggestions will be appreciated...



        • 1. Re: FMSA 12 Deployment PHP Failure

          I left this waiting for someone from the more regular windows users to answer. Sorry Greg, you have waited long enough...


          I am not sure if things have changed in 12 but FileMaker PHP stuff was stored in the Program/FileMaker Server/Web Publishing/php (ish) path.


          This is ok for a 1 machine configuration, but for 2 machine configs you have to (at least on a a Mac) also install the standalone FileMakerAPI... a copy of which is probably in the web Publishing Directory.


          That is why the IWP works and the CWP doesn't. They are both using the same WPE but not the same copy of the API.

          On a single install, you just have to generically include the filemaker.php which includes the FileMaker servers version so there is no need to install the API whereas the other machine knows nothing about FileMaker other than what you install.


          Hope that makes sense...

          (I am mostly a Mac person and I do installs and setups on windows then don't look at them again so I forget the specifics)


          - Lyndsay

          • 2. Re: FMSA 12 Deployment PHP Failure

            Hi Greg,


            Is this a 64bit server by any chance? I've had trouble in the past deploying CWP on Windows 2003 64bit (works fine on 32bit Windows 2003 or 64bit Windows 2008).





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