Chapter 14. FileMaker Server Command Line Reference

Administering FileMaker Server from the Command Line

In addition to administering FileMaker Server using the graphical Server Administration Tool (SAT), it’s also possible to administer the server using a command-line tool called fmsadmin. The fmsadmin tool is installed along with FileMaker Server itself, and can be used to administer instances of FileMaker Server running on the same machine, or on a remote machine with remote administration enabled—much as the SAT can be used.

The fmsadmin tool behaves like any other command-line utility or tool in the Mac OS X or Windows operating systems. It can be invoked directly from the command line (Mac OS X Terminal, Windows Command Prompt). It can ...

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