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How to fix access denied errors with Troi File Plug-in and FileMaker running on Mojave

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With macOS 10.14 Mojave Apple added new (and more strict) security measures, which may cause some functions of the Troi File Plug-in to return an error. Some FileMaker script steps that worked before, will now return error code $$-5000, which is error afpAccessDenied (User does not have the correct access to the file). You can get this error on Mojave for example when you use the TrFile_CreateFile function. Continue Reading

Activator HTTP Server setup instructions

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Troi Activator Plug-in has a built-in HTTP server, which will trigger a script when data arrives. The HTTP server can be started with the Actr_StartHTTPServer function or the Start HTTP Server script step. You stop the server with the Actr_StopHTTPServer function or the Stop HTTP Server script step.

There are several ways in which you can use this functionality:

  • use the plug-in as an (Image) Upload Server. This functionality is explained in the separate post Image Upload Server setup instructions.
  • trigger a script via a URL. This functionality is explained below.

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Code Signatures of Troi Plug-ins

Code Signing Troi Plug-ins

We sign our Troi plug-ins

Every day it becomes more important that people can trust the software that is installed on their computer. To help you trust our software, and more specifically our plug-ins for FileMaker, we now sign our software code. When you check our plug-ins you should get a valid signature, with the right name.
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Image Upload Server setup instructions with Bonjour (outdated)

Outdated instructions

April 2019: NOTE this web page written in 2015 is outdated, as it shows testing the Upload Server with Bonjour. Please see the updated Upload Server instructions for Activator Plug-in 5.

With the functions of Troi Activator Plug-in 3.0 and later your FileMaker Pro database can become an (Image) Upload Server. The Activator Plug-in can receive the uploaded (JPEG) images with user text and even (GPS) location information.
You can test the upload locally with the Safari browser.
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