Tutorial 204:

Share using Server

Tutorial 204: Share using Server


What to expect

In this tutorial, you’ll learn about FileMaker Server: how it works, how to set it up, and how to use it to safely host your custom apps. You'll also learn how FileMaker Server uses SSL to secure your data, and how to select, purchase, and install an SSL certificate. There are multiple ways to access FileMaker Server settings. This lesson includes videos on how to use both the Admin Console, and the Command Line Interface.

Lesson Plan

The Share using FileMaker Server Tutorial includes the following lessons as well as an estimate of how long it should take to complete watchin all of the videos in each lesson.

Lesson # 1: About FileMaker Server | 1 video | 4 minutes

Lesson # 2: Setting up FileMaker Server with SSL | 3 videos | 10 minutes

Lesson # 3: Deploying Your App to FileMaker Server | 2 videos | 11 minutes

Lesson # 4: Configuring FileMaker Server | 2 videos | 16 minutes

Total Tutorial Duration: 41 minutes

What you'll need

This tutorial focuses on FileMaker Server, which is designed to host your custom FileMaker app. You can follow along with a free trial of FileMaker Server and a sample app, or you can use these videos to install FileMaker Server and host a custom app you've already created.

If you don’t have the software yet, go to www.filemaker.com to download a free trial of FileMaker Server. When that's done, you're ready to get started! If you need additional software or tools for a given lesson, they will be listed in that lesson.