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Cannot remotely connect to FMP 12 from iPad or iPhone

Question asked by jayslo on Mar 22, 2013
Latest reply on Mar 23, 2013 by jayslo

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Cannot remotely connect to FMP 12 from iPad or iPhone

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     I am trying to connect remotely from FileMaker Go on my iPad or iPhone to my host FileMaker database on my desktop machine. It works fine when all 3 devices are connected to the local network, but once I disconnect from the local network I get the error message saying: The file "_____" could not be opened. Either the host is not available or the file is not available on that host. 

     The second I reconnect to Wifi, the file shows up. I am not browsing by local network devices either when they're all on the same network; rather I am putting in the same IP address I include when all 3 are connected on the local network and it pops up just fine that way. 

     I also tried setting up port forwarding so I have tried locating the file at 123.456.7.890:5003 to no avail too. Anyone have any ideas? 

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