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FileMaker Pro 5 - SQL Linked Server

Last Modified: 2012-09-04
Hello Experts,

I have a client that is still using FileMaker Pro 5.  They are switching to a new software that uses SQL Server as their database platform.  They have a need to be able to reference the FileMaker data in their report.  Only way I can think of getting the SQL Server Database data and the FileMaker data is through an ODBC that would link the two together.

Question is, has anyone successfully create a linked server from SQL to FileMaker Pro?  If so, can you please provide detail steps?  


I found the above post, but it's an old thread.  Need to understand if I setup the ODBC from the SQL server I am connecting from or what?  Also the ODBC driver for FileMaker, Do I need to install FileMaker on the SQL Server to get that driver or what driver does it use?
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