FileMaker Server 11 Overview – FileMaker Server 11

By: Filemaker  05/12/2011

Top 10 Reasons to Use FileMaker Server 11

* FileMaker Server 11 supports up to 250 simultaneous users versus a maximum of 9 simultaneous users with peer-to-peer sharing in FileMaker Pro 11.

Get reliable, high-performance access to your critical data

Securely host groups of FileMaker Pro users over a network or on the web by adding FileMaker Server 11 (separate purchase of FileMaker Pro required). It's fast, reliable, easy-to-manage server software for managing your FileMaker Pro databases.


Easy installation and administration

Install FileMaker Server 11 in just 20 minutes or less. Manage your databases remotely and automate administrative tasks.

24/7 reliability and availability

Get anytime access to your data with 24/7 availability. Protect your data with scheduled live back-ups, which run even while your databases are in use.

Robust scalability

Connect up to 250 FileMaker Pro users by adding FileMaker Server 11. Plus get greater security and network performance.

Industry-standard security

Manage user access through external authentication via Active Directory/Open Directory. Use SSL encryption for secure data transfer.

Custom Web Publishing

Create custom, data-driven websites using PHP or XML/XSLT. Use the PHP Site Assistant for step-by-step help in creating PHP websites.

What's New

Maintain and monitor databases with ease
  • Enhanced Statistics ViewGet detailed visibility into every FileMaker Pro client on the server to help diagnose potential issues.
  • Backup File CloneSave an empty version of your database to help preserve the schema and architecture of your file while troubleshooting your database.
  • Save or Load SchedulesAutomatically save and load your server schedules when migrating to new hardware. No need to re-build manually.
Get more flexibility with scripting improvements
  • Specify User AccountsGet the access privileges you need by selecting a specific user account to run system-level scripts.
  • Script Time LimitsSet optional time limits for script schedules to keep your databases running more efficiently.

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