Securing Your FileMaker 7+ Database
For brevity and focus, this document assumes you’ve designed a secure database using FileMaker’sAccounts & Privileges. For more information on designing a secure FileMaker database, consultFileMaker support documentation or hire a certified FileMaker Developer/Consultant. Thefollowing items should be considered absolute minimum procedures for any FileMaker file (hostedor otherwise).
Secure the Admin account with a password.
Disable the Guest account.
Disable the “Login Using Account” File Option.
Secure the Admin account with a password
By default, each new FileMaker database is created with an ‘Admin’ account. This automaticallygenerated ‘Admin’ account will have full access to the database and will not have a password. At aminimum, you must give this account a secure password.
1.Open Accounts & Privileges
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