I have FM developer 5. Note everything is being run on the same machine: Board index All times are UTC. Why would you like to use Filemaker as a backend? FileMaker can only “see” databases that are open. Yes, FileMaker sharing is set up correctly.

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Importing isn’t my first choice due to the number of steps involved. It seems to me that if I can see FileMaker as a data source all problems are solved. It uses the clipboard as the transfer mechanism and parsing strings on the Servoy side of things to populate fields.

In the meantime, I have to live with both worlds and I need an easy way for them to talk to each other. Comments appreciated especially if I missed some obvious technique that would have saved me a half-day of work.

Can someone confirm the problem or tell me what I’m doing wrong?

JdbcOdbcDriver” is installed correctly in Servoy? So I’m guessing I’ve set everything up right and that there is a problem with Servoy.


All of the above Seriously, I’m trying to bring our business applications full circle and get connected. FileMaker can only “see” databases that are open.

Tested on Mac OS Filemakeer documented file at the following URL. Thanks for the help – david.

Eventually — and certainly as Servoy matures — I see most of our business functionality being rewritten 55 Servoy. I have a plethora of FileMaker business apps representing s of hours of development time.

Troi also has a plugin allowing http get and post. I can access the file via browser pointed to http: I have FM developer 5. Are you using a 3rd party driver? I’m not quite sure how to specify paths with windows. Servoy will create the ODBC dataprovider but it doesn’t display any table information so apparently the connection is not being made. Note devwloper is being run on the same machine: Google [Bot] and 3 guests.

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Servoy Forum Discuss Servoy here! Board index All times are UTC. However, there is a problem if Servoy doesn’t manage the key field incrementation accessing MySQL on a remote server possibly other configurations as well.


Yes, FileMaker sharing is set up correctly. Users browsing this forum: The previous release of FileMaker Pro 4. I’ve used that SQL plugin in the past — it works great. Has anyone had success hooking up FileMaker 6. JdbcOdbcDriver’ not found in classpath or drivers directory” – david.

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JdbcDriver The server is accepted and I close out of the window. My only choice at the moment then is to add the data through a Servoy form via an import or otherwise.

Why would you like to use Filemaker as a backend? Still working on it After much banging of head on nearby walls, I’ve come up with a way to get FileMaker data into Servoy using MySQL as a backend with minimal fuss to the user.