The Perform Script on Server command that was introduced in FMS 13 is very powerful but there is a serious limitation – it can only be called from a client running FileMaker Pro/Advanced 13. Many deployments have upgraded their servers but not their clients so this new command remains out of their reach. And of course there also deployments running FMS 12, in which case Perform Script on Server simply isn't an option.
At least not using native scripting. But you can call a script on the server using CWP and the Insert From URL script step. Charles provides more details and an example on his FileMaker blog.
Charles Delfs is an outstanding software engineer and FileMaker developer and he has come up with a great technique here.
Unable to sign in to FileMaker Server admin console because of password issues? There is an easy way to reset it and get access to the FMS admin console.
Charles Delfs, who specializes in solving problems other FileMaker developers can't, has introduced the best version of FileMaker drag & drop sorting yet.
A collaborator has founded Cron to provide web application/services & API development along with systems integration and DevOps release management.
There is a known issue where upgrading from FileMaker Server 14v3 to FileMaker Server 14v4 on Mac OS X can break access to the server admin console.
An optimized FileMaker/Google Maps integration with full-two way communication that also respects the performance impact and cost of page loads.
User groups are an amazing resource and the Southern Ontario FileMaker Alliance (aka SOFA) in Toronto is one of the very best.
User groups are one of the grand traditions of computing. They also provide an excellent recruiting opportunity.
Four updates to the FileMaker-based dynamic website cache primer/loader project this week have made it a much more polished and useful tool.
A FileMaker solution designed to prime/pre-load the cache of a webserver(s) hosting a dynamic website by calling the pages in a list of xml sitemaps.
If you are interested in the tricky configuration required to run FileMaker Server 13 and the standard Apache server on OS X Mavericks server this may help.