Monday, April 30, 2: NET managed providers, especially System. See [link h ttp: In the readme for the Filemaker 5 Server install, it says Quote: Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Help us improve MSDN.

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Not to mention, the book goes on to state that you can convert both 7 and 8 versions back to as far as FileMaker 3. To answer your first question, “Does this mean what I think it means?

How To: Access tables from a FileMaker Pro database

I was assuming in my last post that you are trying to query this via a web page, but perhaps you are not. It looks like if we want FM data we’ll have to schedule a periodic data dump as you suggest. In the FileMaker Pro 8 book that I have,just to give an example, it states that in order to use files from version 7, with version 8, you would have to convert the version 7 files over to filemakker 8’s.

Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. Tuesday, June 21, 2: Erg, um, ah yes FM is a client-side thingie. NET Managed Providers https: I need to connect to a Filemaker database using a c application but i cant find any information on how to do this.


Generally best to post a new question since most people tend to ignore older posts that have been previously marked as answered. One or more arguments were reported invalid by the provider. So script steps have to run in a client context, they can’t be scheduled to run on the server.

Where do you establish that connection?

Have a star for trying. In the readme for the Filemaker 5 Server install, it says Quote: SQL in a web page?

SQL Server Linked Server Connection to FileMaker Server 13

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By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. To be clearer, the readme file is telling you that your users will not be able to open the database filemakee your network, from their computer if they are running versions of FileMaker earlier than 5.

Connect to Filemaker

I am trying to write a C web service that sits on top of a FileMaker Pro v6. But I’m willing to try anything. The Database name is the table name. Striker, Thanks for the help. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!


Register now while it’s still free! Remove From My Forums. I do not appear to be able to include a path name in the DSN designation. Close kledb window and log in.

Generally this is accomplished between databases via ODBC. I felt that many of my users would think their systems had filemwker and would reboot rather than wait for the data transfer to finish. I have looked at the sample above and cannot seem to get past the following error:. Your help has been very The parameter is incorrect.