Problem Statement : “What to do when FileMaker crashes” As important as it is to implement best practices to prevent FileMaker from crashing, sometimes it’s simply out of our control. As they say (ahem) “it happens.”
We will be trying something new at this next meeting. Together we will collectively build a body of knowledge about all the “right” things we should do when FileMaker crashes. Some of our members have:Excellent hardware and network knowledge to the table. Mental or written checklists for checking out the database files, the server, etc. Resources on a flash drive to help in just this situationInformation from some excellent web sites and other sources.
Resolution: Build a quick reference for what to do when FileMaker crashes
What we don’t know, unfortunately, is what YOU have done in the past that has helped you resurrect a crashed database and/or server. We are looking to get a list of people who are willing to share what they’ve learned and talk about how they handle these crisis situations. Let us know…