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Hello All,

I am using Filemaker 16 both client and server. I would be grateful if someone could guide me as to how can I close the browser window or redirect to another website on session timeout.

I have read few articles but they dont seem to be clear.

I have tried window close, Exit Application but they all redirect to the Filemaker Launch Center.

Awaiting quick response,


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I did a lot searching and tried many, but the only thing I get to work to redirect the browser upon the server disconnect to the web client is modify the wed direct home page. (Warning!!! Back up the files before modify first) This way you can recover if you mess up.


ON Windows file is here. C:\Program Files\FileMaker\FileMaker Server\Web Publishing\publishing-engine\jwpc-tomcat\fmi\VAADIN\launchcenter\home.html


edit the page and make it start with notepad or Wordpad or text

Directly under the <head> statement insert the following lines (Change this Yoursitehere.com/ 

to your site or filename, 2 places)


<meta charset="UTF-8">

        <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=http://YourSiteHere.com/">   

        <script type="text/javascript">

            window.location.href = "http://YourSiteHere.com/"



after the WebD file times out instead of landing on the WEBD filelist page you get redirected to the url=

I have tested on a live server and my site is the companies intranet home page and it works for me.

Sorry I don't know where it is on a Mac

Edited by Robert Schaub

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