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Setting up OAUTH with Google in FileMaker 16

Setting up OAuth with Google in FileMaker 16

Posted by William Porter
Intended audience: Intermediate to Advanced FileMaker developers
Date of publication: 2017-June-06
Updated: 2018-June-06

One of the many exciting features in FileMaker 16 (released May 2017) is OAuth or Open Authentication. Open Authentication allows users to connect to a FileMaker database after authenticating with an external (non-FileMaker) account. At the present time, FileMaker supports OAuth through Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

If you're a developer there are two main questions to answer. First, should I do this? And second, how do I do it? I'll answer the first question later. It's important.

But the other question--How do I setup OAuth?--is answered in the attached document. I wrote this tutorial with the help of my friend and colleague Taylor Sharpe of Taylor Made Services, also here in Dallas. We provide step-by-step instructions on how to get your users authenticating into your FileMaker databases using Google. (Another tutorial for Microsoft is coming as soon as I have time to finish it.)

Use the following link to download the tutorial. Enjoy.

NOTE: My apologies to anybody who tried to access this document recently (mostly in May and early June 2018) and was unable to get to it. Lots of things going on in my life and I was unable to respond to the flood of requests.





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