• Solution: FileMaker Server will not start after Windows Server crash or upgrade

    SHORT ANSWER: Try moving the file ‘ServerCustom.pem’ from the “C:\Program Files\FileMaker\FileMaker Server\CStore” directory to the desktop, and then try starting the FileMaker Server. If it works, you’ll need to download and install a new SSL certificate, but other than that you should be fine. If it still doesn’t work, put it back into “C:\Program Files\FileMaker\FileMaker […]

  • Opener file no longer works after upgrade to FileMaker 16

    Due to FileMaker version 16’s new warnings about connecting to servers without SSL,  after upgrading, some opener files simply don’t open files from FileMaker Server over the network like they did under previous versions of FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Advanced. The symptom: Many users use “opener” files, local files saved on their hard drives, to open FileMaker databases […]

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