FileMaker Server 16 Features Description Features & Description
FileMaker Data API trial Use FileMaker data in other popular apps and services with the REST-based FileMaker Data API during the trial period.
Tableau Web Data Connector for FileMaker Integrate your FileMaker data with Tableau Desktop using the FileMaker Data API.
PDF support Print PDFs of invoices, labels, badges, and more in FileMaker WebDirect. Save information as a PDF, using scripts performed on FileMaker Server.
OAuth 2.0 support for accounts Simplify credential management by specifying OAuth 2.0 third-party authentication providers.
More User Connections FileMaker WebDirect now supports up to 500 users at the same time.
FileMaker Server 15 Features Description Features & Description
FileMaker WebDirect mobile phone support Use your mobile phone to access custom apps in a web browser.
More SSL certificate types supported Intermediate, Subject Alternative Name (SAN), and wildcard certificates are now supported.
SSL certificate signing request form Easily request and install 3rd-party intermediate certificates with a built-in certificate signing request form.
Top call statistics logging The Admin Console displays the top 25 calls from connected clients that are taking the longest time to process.
Proactive security enhancements Administrators can prevent FileMaker Server from hosting apps that aren’t password protected.
Enhanced security logs The Admin Console Log Viewer includes more security-related messages that can be filtered for quick and easy identification.
FileMaker Server 14 Features Description Features & Description
FileMaker WebDirect mobile browser support Use your mobile tablet to get the power of a FileMaker desktop app delivered in a web browser.
FileMaker WebDirect redesigned toolbar Get the features and functionality you use the most right at your fingertips. The FileMaker WebDirect toolbar is tuned for a mobile device but is useful on any computer.
Reconnect to server If the network connection or the server goes down FileMaker Pro automatically reconnects to FileMaker Server when it’s available again.
Security enhancements Set password strength and set up a password hint in the FileMaker Server Admin Console.
Standby server If your primary server ever goes down, experienced server administrators can type in a set of commands via the Command Line Interface to switch over to the standby server.
FileMaker Server 13 Features Description Features & Description
FileMaker WebDirect Deploy interactive custom apps in web browsers – no web programming skills needed.
All-new Admin Console Re-written in HTML5 for instant, secure access from any web browser. New user interface prominently displays important alerts for easier administration.
Database encryption Use powerful AES 256-bit encryption to secure apps hosted on FileMaker Server 13.
Encryption state indicator Visual indicator appears when securely connecting to FileMaker Server 13 from FileMaker Pro 13.
Improved SSL certificate management When using a single machine installation, just one SSL certificate is needed to support all clients.
Upload to Server Upload files to FileMaker Server 13 directly from FileMaker Pro 13.
Container field improvements Back up databases separately from container field data to make scheduled back ups even faster.
TCP/IP port consolidation Open only 4 ports to communicate outside the firewall.
Perform Script on Server Run a script on FileMaker Server 13 that can be used from any FileMaker client.
FileMaker
Server 12
FileMaker
Server 12
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Faster WAN performance Get faster data retrieval – less data is sent across the network with fewer round trips.
64-bit application More memory allows for faster and more efficient data access. Only data changes are written to the disk.
Progressive Backup The data that has changed in a file is bundled and applied to the baseline backup. Choose a backup frequency between 1-99 minutes.
Improved web publishing engine The newly re-written web publishing engine has the ability to handle multiple data requests at the same time, and has more efficient memory management.
More stable architecture Scripts and plug-ins run together as a separate process. Progressive Backups run independently as well.
Progressive media download Progressively download videos and other media to your FileMaker Pro client. Flip through records without waiting for files to completely download.
Statistics Graph From the Admin Console, view a variety of real-time statistics such as the amount of data being written to disk per second. No additional tools required.
  More CWP connections Get up to 200 concurrent Custom Web Publishing connections.
Group Start Page Display a list of all files accessible to your team on one convenient web-based page.
FileMaker
Server 11
FileMaker
Server 11
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Enhanced Statistics View Get detailed visibility into every FileMaker Pro client on the server to help diagnose potential issues.
Back up file clone During backup, save an empty version of your app to help preserve the schema and architecture of your file while troubleshooting.
Save or load schedules Automatically save and load your server schedules when migrating to new hardware. No need to re-build manually.
Specify user accounts Get the access privileges you need by selecting a specific user account to run system-level scripts.
Script time limits Set optional time limits for script schedules to keep your custom apps running more efficiently.
  No sharing limits No restrictions to the number of networked FileMaker Pro clients. Limits are imposed by your hardware, app design, operating system, or licensing program.
Administrator groups Assign specific administrative tasks to groups of users while retaining exclusive control of your server and maintaining a high level of security. Save and load group settings when migrating to new hardware.
FileMaker
Server 10
FileMaker
Server 10
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Scheduled OS scripts Schedule import, export and email scripts for automated reporting.
Send Mail via SMTP Send Mail via SMTP for faster distribution.
Scheduled verifications Schedule automatic app verification tests to check for consistency and errors.
Log Viewer Get a snapshot of your file logs to quickly pinpoint trouble spots.
Improved Find performance Find requests run faster, making your whole group more productive.
FileMaker
Server 9
FileMaker
Server 9
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Admin Console Administer and configure your server from the unified, cross-platform Admin Console that can be accessed from any computer on your network.
External SQL Data Sources support Create secure live connections to Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL sources.
Email notifications Send emails upon the completion of a scheduled activity or if an error has occurred.
Upload Database Assistant Upload your apps to the server.
Backup Schedule Assistant Create automatic backups of your apps on the schedule that you choose.
Server-side scripting Schedule selected scripts to run on the server.
Super fast installation Install and configure the software in 20 minutes or less.
IPv6 support Supports Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) addresses.
Multi-machine configuration Supports multi-machine configuration for maximum deployment options.
FileMaker
Server 8
FileMaker
Server 8
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Consistency check on open Performs automatic consistency check on all hosted files for increased reliability.
FileMaker
Server 7
FileMaker
Server 7
Advanced
Features Description Features & Description
Server-side searches and calculations Perform searches and calculations on the server instead of the client.
Hardware enhancements Leverage high-performance hard disk storage systems and multi-CPU servers. And take advantage of large amounts of RAM using sophisticated caching.
Automated maintenance Perform maintenance on live apps, including live backups while file is in use.
Automated backups Schedule backups.
Administration tools Audit remote administration, change server settings, and configure and maintain on the go.
Active Directory/Open Directory Use external authentication through Active Directory or Open Directory.
XML enhancements Use XML to generate results in many different formats including CHTML, XHTML, RTF, and XML.
No table limits No limit on the number of tables. Technical limits are imposed only by your hardware, database design, and operating system.