Tag Archives: FileMaker Security

How to Setup FileMaker Server for Remote Access

Setting up remote access to FileMaker Pro databases is a fairly common task for FileMaker Developers. It is also one of the more common support questions asked by my clients after I have left the building, so I have created a walk through on how to set this up that is hopefully simple enough for […]

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Improving FileMaker Server Security by Filtering which Databases are Displayed to Users

To maximize security, even within an organization, sometimes it is a good idea to filter which databases are displayed to users logging in. There is a simple setting in the FileMaker Server Admin Console to set this up. Turning on File Display Filter Log into FileMaker Server Admin Console. Select ‘Database Server’ in the left […]

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Minor FileMaker Security Breakdown

Note: 2012-07-14 I just tested this security ‘workaround’ in FileMaker 12 and it continues to exist. Open a File The Admin user launches a file. Using Admin level access The Admin user is set to [Full Access] privileges. Full Access means that the user can add/edit/delete any of the fields, scripts, layouts, users, privilege sets […]

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