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Hello!

We just bought a FM Server 8 which will host our database on a LAN. Now I have to install FM Pro 8.5 on each workstation.

What I want to happen is:

Each staff member starts his workstation, logs onto his user account and automatically FM Pro starts and logs onto the shared database on FM Server 8.

How do I organize this?

The FM Server is on a Windows XP, the users all use Windows XP.

Thanks,

Hans

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For more info on Single Sign On, see the Server External Authentication Tech Brief.

http://www.filemaker.com/downloads/pdf/techbrief_fm8_server_auth.pdf

Pg 52 would be a start.

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I'd also get FileMaker Server onto a machine running a server OS, not a workstation OS. Namely, Windows Server 2003. You'll find that these external functionalities work much better that way.

Steven

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