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I'm sure this has been brought up before, but I just got here so forgive me :-)

Running FMP Unlimited on NT Server Sp6a and would like to have FM start automatically and open all required database in case of a reboot.

Any tricks?

Not terribly impressed with FM after all the trouble with the Web Connector I had.

Thanks.

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Originally posted by Infamy:

I'm sure this has been brought up before, but I just got here so forgive me :-)

Running FMP Unlimited on NT Server Sp6a and would like to have FM start automatically and open all required database in case of a reboot.

Any tricks?

Not terribly impressed with FM after all the trouble with the Web Connector I had.

Thanks.

FMP is an application and does not run as a service. Therefore you need to have the NT machine be logged in. You can then put FMP in the startup group and it should start as soon as the machine gets logged in.

Now, I think that there are some kind of utilities that allow you to run applications as services. Look into that as well.

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Right.. but I was wondering how everyone handled having to open multiple databases at FM startup.

thx

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Originally posted by Infamy:

Right.. but I was wondering how everyone handled having to open multiple databases at FM startup.


Server opens all files that are in the folder automatically. Just put your databases in the FMP Server folder and they will be opened as soon as FMP Server is running.

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Server opens all files that are in the folder automatically. Just put your databases in the FMP Server folder and they will be opened as soon as FMP Server is running.


I'm not using Server ;-)

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You create a "Startup" database which has a script that opens all of your required databases. Use the Document Preferences to set that script to be run on opening.

Put this database in the Startup Group. Now when the NT machine logs in it opens that Startup database it will run the script and open all of your other files.


Groovy, I'll try it. Thanks.

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Originally posted by Infamy:

I'm not using Server ;-)

You create a "Startup" database which has a script that opens all of your required databases. Use the Document Preferences to set that script to be run on opening.

Put this database in the Startup Group. Now when the NT machine logs in it opens that Startup database it will run the script and open all of your other files.

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Kurt Knippel

Senior Filemaker Developer

http://www.database-resources.com

mailto:CaptKurt@home.com

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