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I am using Insert From URL to send HTTP GET request to my server and get the result.
I have a function PING that returns 1 if the server is online, but it cannot returns 0 if it is not so I am catching the error on filemaker :
Connection timed out; the timeout value is 60 seconds.
Is there a way to reduce this timeout value so the user does not have to wait a minute to know that the server is offline ?
Similarly, if a process takes too long to answer, is there a way I can timeout the Insert From URL command ?
Troi Automatisering releases Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 for FileMaker Pro 15
Updated plug-in for FileMaker Pro 15 lets you store your encryption passwords in the keychain.
July 5th, 2016, Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands--Troi Automatisering today announced the availability of Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 for FileMaker Pro 15.
What is Troi Encryptor Plug-in?
Troi Encryptor Plug-in is a very powerful tool for securing your FileMaker data, exporting or emailing your data without risk and importing safely back into FileMaker. All from within FileMaker you can:
- encrypt text or container fields, using the powerful 256-bit AES encryption scheme, so that your sensitive data is secure
- export encrypted data that can be sent safely across internet, for example via email. No risk that someone will read or change the data while in transit
- use the decryption functions to restore the original information after you have imported the received email or export file back into FileMaker, with the assurance that nobody will have tampered with it
- exchange AES-encrypted data with other systems (like for example PHP-mcrypt)
- verify data integrity and sources with SHA-1 message digests
- encode text in Base64
- make conversions to and from binary
- compress databases with large text fields
What is new in version 3.5?
Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 has been made compatible with FileMaker 15:
- Improved the multi-threading behavior of the plug-in when running in FileMaker Pro 15.
- Added description and type-ahead information for all functions of the plug-in. This extra function description will be shown in FileMaker Pro 15 in the Specify Calculation dialog box when you type a function name and also as a text popup in the functions pane on the right. The type-ahead information is used by the auto complete functionality of FileMaker Pro 15.
Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 has the following new functionality:
- Added three new functions to safely store, retrieve and delete passwords in the keychain. An account name and ID parameter are used to distinguish between passwords, so you can give acces to a user on a per database level, but also on a per field or even per record basis.
Version 3.5 has several further improvements and an updated User Guide. More detailed information on all changes and improvements implemented in Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 and earlier can be found at: http://www.troi.com/software/encryptorhistory.html
Pricing & Availability
A fully functional demo version of Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 is available for downloading at Troi's Web site at: http://www.troi.com/software/encryptorplugin.html
Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 works with FileMaker Pro 12 to 15. The plug-in can also be used with runtimes created by FileMaker Advanced 12 to 15. The plug-in is available for OS X 10.6.8 or higher and Windows 7 to 10.
Licenses cost US$ 79 per user. Details on developer licenses and multi-user discounts can be found on our web site. You can order licenses from our web site.
FileMaker Server requirements
Troi Encryptor Plug-in 3.5 also works with FileMaker Server 12 to 15 as a server-side plug-in and as a plug-in used by the web publishing engine and WebDirect. To use this, you need to purchase a special cross-platform server/web license which costs US$ 399.
Product updates from earlier versions, bought on or after May 12th, 2015, are free: eligible users will be emailed a new registration string. Contact us if you have not received yours after July 7th, 2016.
Upgrades from licenses bought before May 12th, 2015, are available from US$ 39 per user.
Upgrade prices for other licenses can be found on our web site. You can order upgrades from our web site.
About Troi Automatisering
Troi Automatisering has over 15 years experience in developing high quality cross platform plug-ins for FileMaker Pro and is winner of the FileMaker Pro Excellence Award. For more information, visit our web site at:
I'm trying to execute a windows cmd script server-side from client machines. I've got this working locally using Send Event, but I found that this command isn't compatible with server schedules, which I believe would be the best way to do this in conjunction with a flag. The specifics of the script I'm wanting to deploy are:
We use Google Apps for our user accounts, of which we have thousands. We currently use Google Apps Manager, a cmd tool for making remote changes to accounts and other aspects of Google apps, on a linux server as part of an automated workflow that is triggered by Filemaker/ODBC etc. However, occasionally the process trips up, or a user needs changes to be made to their account so I'm wanting to create an interface in Filemaker that the team can use to execute a server-side script that performs actions on a record-by-record basis. E.g., one of the script steps is
Send Event [""; "aevt"; "odoc"; "cmd.exe /c gam create user " & Enrolled Courses::Gmail & " firstname " & Contact Details::First Name &" lastname " & Contact Details::Last Name & " password " & Enrolled Courses::Password] - this works when run locally on the server, but not from clients due (I presume) to the Send Event step.
We can't install the command line tool on each of the client machines due to security implications, and also because they're a mix of macs & PCs and the server is Windows, so I really need to be able to execute the cmd.exe server-side (although there is a Python flavour of the tool, if that opens up any options). If there any way to do this that also allows passing the required variables?
Many thanks in advance.
I have been using FM 11 for Mac for the last couple of years. I have a couple of databases.
Today, for the first time ever, my master database, which has always opened automatically when double clicked, is asking me for an Account and password.
It is suggesting my home account, however the password for my home account is not working. I have tried all the possible passwords I can think of, but I cannot get into my file except as a guest and then I cant make any changes.
I have no idea why this has suddenly happened. I never asked to password protect that file, I always just double clicked it and it opened right up. I have a second database and that one opens up correctly. When I look at the File/options, I see that it is checked not to require any password. So should the one I cant open.
Can anybody help me?
P.S. When open this database as a guest account I see that in File/options it says the Account is Admin with no password. Unfortuantely that also will not open it for modifying.
I searched what I could but I am completely new to these forums so I apologize if I missed another thread.
My question is whether it is feasible for a FM professional to take over an existing server given how customizable I understand it to be. Also, assuming it is, where would I go about contacting and vetting said professionals?
I can give more information about or specific Filemaker system and current support person as needed.
Thanks in advance