This plugin by Monkey Bread Software is an essential tool for many development projects. Since it has so many options and features this discussion forum is a way to share your experiences, tips, and suggestions.
...which is the alternative I am seriously considering for certain applications.
But what's worse: think of the FileMaker Go platform. You can build very nice applications for mobile users these days. But how to get data from and into a FileMaker Server if the FMGo user does not work for the same company that operates the server, is a mistery for me. Shelling out $ 400 per user per year is not going to turn into a profitable business...
Yes, if you have 4 employees actually accessing the database, you'll purchase a 5-user FLT, ofcourse. That's not an issue.
FMP Adv 15. I’m using the file open script step to open a filemaker file (file2). File2 has a script trigger on first window open but it does not run when it opens. Is there a way to run a script in file2 when it opens?
I believe the filemaker FTS Advanced book has a fully worked out example.
It's dirt cheap and you may get it for free if you are part of the FDS program. If you are not part of FDS, it is well worth the $99 since you also get a copy of FileMaker Server for testing.
Without insight to the network architecture there is no telling what to do. Could be a routing/ firewall issue. Basically the path on port 5003 needs to be open between the Go client and your host machine.