By Joost Miltenburg
We are migrating to a new FileMaker Server 19 as the hardware is getting old.
Currently we are running Server 14 with web services enabled.
How can I setup the new server to run both on the same network? Can I change the ports without any problem?
Thanks for the input!
This the last thing I need to implement on our Server as per FileMaker's installation and configuration guide:
Make the virtual memory swap file a static size so Windows doesn’t attempt to adjust it. Use the recommended file size amount
Am I right in thinking that this is in the attached section?
If so, on which drives should I be specifying the swap file size? And what would the initial and maximum size be?
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Demystifying the FileMaker Server Top Call Stats Log
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