About FileMaker Server

About FileMaker Server

FileMaker® Server is a dedicated database server that opens FileMaker Pro Advanced files, makes them available to clients on your network, and publishes FileMaker data in webpages or to other applications.

FileMaker Server Admin Console

FileMaker Server Admin Console is a web application that lets you configure and administer FileMaker Server; work with, monitor, and share data from hosted databases; and manage connected clients.

You can run Admin Console on the same machine where FileMaker Server is running or on almost any Windows or macOS machine that has network access to FileMaker Server. See Starting Admin Console.

Supported clients

FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced, FileMaker Pro 16, FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced, and FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced

FileMaker Go 16, FileMaker Go 17, and FileMaker Go 18

Web users accessing data via the FileMaker Server Web Publishing Engine using FileMaker WebDirect, Custom Web Publishing with PHP, and Custom Web Publishing with XML

Web services or applications using the FileMaker Data API to access data in hosted solutions

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) clients using the FileMaker client drivers

Related topics 

New features in FileMaker Server 18