By Richard Fincher
I'm just trying out FMS17 on a virgin Windows Server Essentials 2016 install, which I do not plan to use for any other task except hosting FMS17.
I'm looking to switch off or block all ports and services which aren't needed for Filemaker Server. The ones I'm planning to open for FMS are 80, 443, 5003, 16000. The other ones which seem to be open separately from FMS are :
PORT STATE SERVICE
53/tcp open domain
88/tcp open kerberos-sec
135/tcp open msrpc
389/tcp open ldap
445/tcp open microsoft-ds
464/tcp open kpasswd5
593/tcp open http-rpc-epmap
636/tcp open ldapssl
3268/tcp open globalcatLDAP
3269/tcp open globalcatLDAPssl
3389/tcp open ms-wbt-server
I'll be placing IP restrictions on 3389 (for my RDP), regarding switching off the rest, it occurred to me that parts of the OS may need to use some of these services to do what they need to do (e.g. allow administrator to login to windows?)
Will be using a firewall external to windows itself, rather than the Microsoft firewall.
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At DevCon this year, Joe Martin demonstrated the brand new 360Deploy 2 for completely automating deployment of development changes to a production server and Jesse Barnum demonstrated a new version of MirrorSync, version 5, which has more convenience for end users and over 40 improvements to reliability, speed, and stability.
At our booth, the MirrorSync Setup Station allowed many DevCon attendees to return home with a fully functional sync setup and Richard Carlton Consulting gave out free FileMaker 17 training books at our booth this year!
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Product Name Product Description 360Deploy Automated, simple deployment of new database versions Charts Easy-to-use charting for FileMaker CloudMail Send and track email marketing campaigns Email Send and receive text and HTML emails in FileMaker DocuBin Document and digital asset management FTPeek FTP upload and download from your FileMaker database JDBC SQL access with JDBC Compatibility MirrorSync Sync FileMaker Go and Pro on a device without network connection, sync FileMaker Servers, and sync FileMaker with SQL databases Plastic Payment processing plugin RemoteScripter Trigger scripts on FileMaker Pro from the web or IWP SafetyNet FileMaker Server offsite backup Scribe Read and write PDF, Word, and Excel files ScriptMaster Adds many new functions & create custom plug-ins SuperContainer A better container field Web Assistant Access internet resources, URLs, and fill out web forms Web Services Manager Publish FileMaker scripts as XML Web Services Zulu FileMaker calendar sync Stay updated with 360Works
By Franziska B
Dear 360 Works Team
In our FileMaker Solution we want to create an Excel report including text, numbers (dates) and images via Scribe.
The FileMaker export of text and numbers works fine. But we have a problem with the export of images in the xlsx.
After the Creation of the Excel reports all text- and number elements are in the .xlsx but the image not.
When we open the generated .xlsx, Excel shows the attached error massage:
For the export of the pictures, we test following script commands:
ScribeDocValue[Name:“F5“;Value: table:: cell]
SetVariable[$PicXYZ; Value: ScribeDocWriteValue("Table1!F5", table::cell)]
Do we make a mistake, or could this be a known bug?
FileMaker Pro Advanced 18.104.22.1683
Excel 2010 and Office 365;
360 Works Scribe 3.08 and Scribe 3.09
FM Server 22.214.171.1244
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Could you help me please?
By Dean Ingram
I am trying to get a page count from a PDF file stored in a container field. ScribeDocLoad is successful. Next I'm attempting to use ScribeDocReadValue to get the PDFPageCount. The variable $LastPage is set to ScribeDocReadValue( "PDFPageCount" )
This parameter, or any other of the metadata values listed in the documentation, results in an error like "Reading values is not supported for the file PDFPageCount"
The documentation reads like this:
Am I fundamentally misunderstanding what this is supposed to do? The PDF file has no formal "fields." Its just a scanned PDF.
I am exploring accessing my solution through web direct using fmphost.
solution works fine in server mode.
however in web direct it says I do not have a sufficiently new version of scribe: I need > 2.15.
problem is that I’m running 3.08 on my local Mac.
is this an issue about file locations? Do I need to upload scribe or something?
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