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  1. Thanks Will, that has cleared things up. I shall have a stab at it today using the demo extension and see how I get on. Ian.
  2. OK, i'm getting really confused here, and the documentation doesn't really help answer my question. Let me see if I can make any sense here (for simplicity i've only included info about the databases I wish to utilise RemoteScripter on, which I will call the 'Target Database') - Setup - Server 13 Advanced - hosting an Access Control Database, the Target Database and a 'cut down' web version of the Target Database (for WebDirect use). The target database and the web version of the Target database both link to the Access Control Database which provides multiple variables that control wh
  3. Hi All, i've been working on a few systems for my company - a couple of which I have decided to deploy using FM WebDirect. On certain machines I have no trouble at all (either using Firefox or IE 10), yet on another machine with the same browser version I get the dreaded 'Browser Not Supported' message, although it clearly states in the Tech Specs that this version IS supported. I was wondering if it may be a Java issue, so I upgraded Java 7 on one of the affect machines, and it made no difference. Most machines here are controlled via Group Policy, so the software is updated every
  4. Well, server works, but web publishing doesn't. As soon as I start the Web Publishing Engine, I will get an error in the log - "Java Web Publishing Engine process has terminated abnormally." I really thought I was getting somewhere!!! :-( Really had enough of this now. Even when the WPE stopped misbehaving, WebDirect still said it was disabled, even though it was ticked etc. Looks like its due to problems with the way it configured IIS (which was a completely default / fresh installation). Rebuilding the server to 2012, will let you know what happens. Don't hold your breath.
  5. UPDATE - * Complete fresh install of Server 2008 R2 SP1. * ALL Windows Updates completed (inc. IE 11). * Manual installation of ARR 2.5. (To "manually" install ARR (Application Request Routing) 2.5, try the download located here. - thanks to TSFalcon from FileMaker Support Forum for this link, it is slightly different to the ARR 2.5 version that seems to be available in most other places) * Installation re-attempted. Has not failed at the ARR stage as before. * Installation completed! Just running through the Server Deployment now, but looking good.... Thanks again to TSFalcon
  6. Also, sorry I forgot to put it in last post - I am using the proper setup.exe file, not the MSI.
  7. Hi Wim, According to the FileMaker Support Forum, there are at least three other reported cases of people having exactly this issue, with no resolution in sight. I have tried manually installing ARR 2.5 and ARR 3.0 before installation, with the same failure result. I fear this is going to be a bigger problem as the software gets adopted by more companies unless FM Inc get to the bottom of this issue very quickly. I'm trying a few other things today (all Windows Updates, upgrade to Server 2012 etc) so I will let you all know how I get on. If upgrading to Server 2012 is the o
  8. Still having absolute nightmare of a time getting this software working... I asked the server team at work to create me a brand new server, running 2008 R2. All working fine. Added IIS as a 'Role' - all working fine. Tried to install FMS13 and it fails during the installation process with the following error message - "IIS Application Request Routing (ARR) is required, but FileMaker Server was unable to download it. Either connect to the Internet and try again, or manually install IIS Application Request Routing (ARR)." Well, i am definitely connected to the internet, so that i
  9. OK, I may have jumped the gun a bit there - just installed onto a laptop that has never had FMS installed and the very same licence key works OK? Any ideas why it shows as invalid on the actual server machine???
  10. Well, I am among the many users of this forum to be really excited by the latest version of FileMaker. I got the FMPA13 software and licences from one of my AVLA's the other day, and have been busy exploring the features that'll help me enhance all of my FM solutions that I have written for my company. I also got the software and licences for the server version from one of my other AVLA's (the company has a few agreements in place, for different divisions etc). This is where it all started going wrong. Backed up my server as a good IT chap should, I even read the Getting Started Gu
  11. I'm also trying something similar.... What did you have to install on Windows to get the ODBC connectivity to Oracle?? I'm lost at this point....
  12. Hi All, I've been bashing my head against a wall for a little while now, and really really need some help. I have a Windows 2008 Server, which is running FileMaker Server Advanced 12, and I need to know what I need to install to be able to access an Oracle 11g Database via ODBC. I've tried a couple of downloads from the Oracle website, and nothing has worked so far. I'm sort of fumbling around in the dark as I do not know much about Oracle at all. If anyone knows how to do this I would be forever grateful for some concise information / steps etc. I have removed all previous
  13. I remember having to do something similar to this quite a while ago. Not sure if it was the best way, but it worked, and was foolproof... Basically I had a start date field, an end date field, and an auto calculated field that listed all the possible dates in between the start and the end. Once I had that information associated with each record, it was easy to have a script check against the calculated field to see if a particular date was in the list or not. I think I had the 'check' script run whenever a new record was committed, and used script parameters to make sure it was checking a
  14. Just a quick idea for the Wish List... I know that most of the time I try to break my scripts up into smaller sub-scripts to aid efficiency, and to promote 'best practice' etc, but occasionally (mainly during complex script development) I find it easier to write everything in one big script, if nothing else, it's much easier to debug when it isn't calling sub-scripts with x number of ScriptResults and ScriptParameters etc etc... Once it all works, then I break it down... With this in mind, is it possible to be able to 'condense' lines of the script, similar to the code window in someth
  15. Position Title: Technical Consultant - FileMaker Description of Duties: Reporting directly to the Senior Technical Consultant, you will be responsible for designing, developing and delivering applications on FileMaker platform. You will be engaged directly with business process owners for requirement elicitation, application prototype, enhancements and for management of technical and functional deliverables under the supervision of Senior Technical Consultant. The person should possess good communication skills, with a proven experience in delivering FileMaker projects through the entire proj
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