Knowledgebase: FileMaker
Connecting to the GC FileMaker Server
Posted by David Kempf on 11 July 2014 03:17 PM

To connect your FileMaker client to the Goshen College FileMaker Server hosted at, follow these steps

PC & Mac:

  1. Open FileMaker Pro
  2. In the File menu, choose Open Remote
  3. In the Open Remote File dialog box, click the drop-down arrow next to View for a list of hosts.  Select Favorite Hosts in the dropdown box.

  4. Press Add to open the Edit Favorite Host window.
  5. In the Host’s Internet Address textbox, enter
    1. Note: The Favorite Host’s Name should be FM Server
  6. Click Save to add the server



  1. Open FileMaker Go
  2. In the Remote Files and Hosts column, touch the Add button (looks like this) --> FileMaker Go Add Remote Host to open the Add Host window.
  3. In the Host’s Internet Address textbox, enter
  4. Set the Host Name to FM Server



7/14/14 -djk