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Create a starter file that works both from inside and outside the local network

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Hello all,

To make it easy for users to open their solution with an icon on their Desktop I've always made two different start files:

- one for connecting from inside the local network with the datasource set to their local IP address: fmnet:/

- one for connecting via WAN with the datasource set to their WAN IP address or hostname: fmnet:/hostname.com/SolutionName

But actually it would be cleaner to get this functionality with just one starter file, which automagically picks the right path. I tried adding both local and WAN hostname in the datasource specification, which works, but appears to cause a long delay time because FileMaker first takes it's time to search the first path, which may not be the appropriate path for the current location.

Has anybody fount a clever way around this?


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