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MS Access ODBC to Filemaker; stop Filemaker Login

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Using MS Access 2010. Filemaker 13 Pro, Filemaker 13 Server.

I have a MS Access database that that I programmed to do a lot of calculations and creates data. Now I want that data saved in a Filemaker database.  I was able to create ODBC connection to the Filemaker database.  I am able to view the Filemaker tables/data in MS Access.  

At 8AM daily I want the Access database to do the calculations, and then insert the data to Filemaker . However every time I try this, the Filemaker Login Screen comes up.  And I would have to manually enter the username and password.

Is there any way to bypass the log on screen?

Thanks in advance.

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Well I think I found it.  In Access when linking the filemaker tables via ODBC. there is a "Save Password' checkbox.  the downside is that this password is not encrypted.  However. in my case it shouldn't be a problem.  No one but IT will be accessing this access database.

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