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JerrySalem

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  1. Reset Log file

    Hey I am using 360works plugins in server side scripts. Also they are used by WebDirect. On my server, the plugins have created a log folder along with two log files (360Plugins_Server.log and 360Plugins_Web64.log) The Server log has grown substantially and is now about 300Mb (I have seen it get to 600MB) I am trying to rename the log files to off load them. Smaller files are easier to open and move around. When I try to rename or move them I get an error saying the file is open in Java. I have tried restarting the scripting engine, and also unchecking the enable button for the plugin in the Admin Console, but still get the same error. How can i remove, or rename the log file with minimal interruption to my users? TIA Jerry
  2. you can create a shortcut to open your database directly. I wrote this post an eternity ago, but it still is relevant (you will need to change the protocol from fmp7 to fmp) https://phillyfilemaker.wordpress.com/2009/04/27/tips-and-tricks-open-a-filemaker-database-using-a-hyperlink/ This will bypass the Launch Center, but not delete it. Jerry
  3. Brent On the web site 3.05 is still the current version. Can you confirm what version you are talking about? Jerry
  4. New Licensing Issue

    I have narrowed this issue down to a problem when running the plugin in a PSOS environment. I see that the last update addressed at least some issue when running this plugin on the server. Perhaps there are still some issues. I have submitted a ticket but as of yet haven't heard back. Jerry
  5. New Licensing Issue

    Guys I have been using 360email successfully for a couple weeks now. The plugin is used to send emails from the server. The script that calls it registers the plugin (already installed on the server), creates an email and sends it (SMTP). Last week I started to get the error string 'License string is empty' after the sendmail plugin call. The error comes up occasionally, not all the time. any ideas? (FMS16 on AWS, users are mostly WebD) TIA Jerry
  6. Can't save sent email to Sent mailbox

    I am trying to do this same task. Using the new Plugin script steps, I can only set two flags. I am getting around that by doing it 'old school' and setting a variable to EmailReadMessages( "mailbox=Sent" ; "viewed=false" ; "readonly=false"). Is there a way to use the script step and do this? Also; this seems like it will not the right way to do it. I really don't want to set ALL of the messages as read. Only the one current message should be set to read. Is there a way I can do this? TIA Jerry
  7. We just moved to a new server running FMS16. Windows, hosted on AWS. I installed the email plugin (v3.04) on the server and enabled it. It works fine when using FileMaker client running locally. When I try to run use the plugin either in a PSOS script or from WebD (local or PSOS) it hangs the server. I have verified that Java 8 v131 is installed on the server, the plugin is installed and enabled on the server. If I show a dialog with get(installedFMPlugins) it shows 360Works email v3.04 is installed and enabled. The script with the plugin fails right at the first step (registration) or if I remove that at the Connect step. I know this isn't a lot of info to go on, but anyone have any ideas? Hopefully, Jerry
  8. PSOS Performance Anxiety

    Yikes! that is a long time. Is that on the server or exporting to a local file? Are you including summary fields or related data in the export? Jerry
  9. PSOS Performance Anxiety

    Wim I think you missed the point of the post. Has anyone else seen slowdown in Finding/Exporting from PSOS scripts in FMS15?
  10. PSOS Performance Anxiety

    I have a system being hosted using FMS14. I also have a duplicate database hosted for testing/exporting using FMS15. PSOS is much slower in my hands with FMS15. Both servers are physical boxes, with similar (maybe identical) specs (Cores, RAM HD Space, HD Space available) I also have a Server Side script that creates a found set, exports data to excel and emails it to a user. (This is based on https://www.skeletonkey.com/restoring-filemaker-clients-found-set-within-server-side-script/). The exports have a couple of related fields, but no unstirred calculations. Using FMS14 this has been working just fine. Using FMS15 it has been significantly slower. As a test, I exported 13,000 records from both FMS14 and FMS15. Using FMS14, it takes about 10 Seconds to recreate the found set, then 70 Seconds to create the export. Using FMS15, it takes about 20 Seconds to recreate the (same) found set, then 175 Seconds to export the data. In another series of tests, this time exporting 30,000 records (more realistic in my scenario) I found; Using FMS14, it takes about 25 Seconds to recreate the found set, then 168 Seconds to create the export. (2.5x longer to find/2x longer to export 3x records) Using FMS15, it takes about 90 Seconds to recreate the (same) found set, then 825 Seconds to export the data. 9x longer to find/11x longer to export 3x records) In the last series of tests, this time exporting 50,000 records I found; Using FMS14, it takes about 59 Seconds to recreate the found set, then 262 Seconds to create the export. (6x longer to find/4x longer to export 5x records) Using FMS15, it takes about 160 Seconds to recreate the (same) found set, then 1700 Seconds to export the data.(16x to find/24x to export 5x records) Any ideas? Anyone see similar results with PSOS on FMS15? Again, the machines are identical, the databases are identical and the scripts are identical. the only difference is FMS14 vs. FMS15. I am also letting another user pull data using ODBC. That has also gotten extremely slow using FMS15, but that is a discussion for another thread. I am not using WebD on this server. In general the FMS15 database performs find using FMP Clients. But the FMS15 functions are not very impressive. I am petrified to move my production database to FMS15, and even considering moving the test server back to FMS14. Help! TIA Jerry
  11. FileMaker 15 - 8 Minute Overview Video

    super overview. worth watching. Thanks
  12. Google Maps Display Stopped Working Correctly

    LakotaWolf Hi! Can you find out any difference between the computers where the image is OK vs the computers where you get the White Box? On a Windows computer, the browser engine used for the WebViewer is always IE. Maybe you have different versions on the two groups of machines. Can you get into Layout Mode and view the code that is pulling up the google map? if so post that code here. Jerry
  13. Using PuTTY and SSH instead of SSL

    Agreed, they are doing something like a VPN using PuTTY. I believe the way they have it set up it does encrypt the traffic. I am looking to see if anyone else actually uses this type of configuration, or something similar. While PuTTY seems to have served them well for many years, I think it is time to 'get with the program' and move to SSL. In order to do this, I need to convince the IT department. Thanks
  14. I have a client who has been using PuTTY to create an SSH tunnel to their database for remote access. I think they were doing this for historical reasons. Their database was originally FM6. They migrated to FM 11 successfully a couple of years ago. Recently, they moved to FM14 and have been experiencing problems. Although largely consolidated, the solution still has a couple of files. Since migrating to FM14, remote users have been experiencing numerous dropouts and other issues. During testing, we haven't seen any of these problems. Our test server uses SSL to encrypt the data in transit. Has anyone ever used PuTTY while connecting to a FM server? TIA Jerry
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