Data Separation and Account Security

FileMaker’s built-in security features for accounts and privilege sets are flexible and robust enough to meet almost any need. There are times, however, when a particular scripted process needs to override an individual’s security access in order to complete its task. In most cases, the option to ‘Grant Full Access Privileges’ to individual scripts has […]

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FileMaker 18 and Gmail Send Mail Bug

A new bug with FileMaker 18’s Send Mail script step has come up recently. This bug only occurs when sending email via SMTP server. It also only happens when using Gmail’s SMTP service. The bug is apparent when users attempting to Send Mail via SMTP encounter this pop-up:

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What you MUST know about the Startup Restoration Feature

Update: It is recommended to turn off the startup restoration feature to avoid stability issues. Please check: https://support.claris.com/s/article/FileMaker-Server-18-Stability-Improvements?language=en_US FileMaker Server added a new feature to its existing tools to ensure the integrity of its hosted databases. After checking files at startup, and before opening any database, if inconsistencies are found due to abnormal closing of […]

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