Download a Copy of a FileMaker File

You can get a copy or a clone of any file running on your FileMaker Server—Otto will make a copy or a clone and send it back to you. You can use this with any HTTP client that can handle binary data. Note: this won't work in your browser or via Open URL. 

GET /api/file/download/:filename

Query:

  • clone,  set to 1 if you want a clone

Example:

Performing a GET Request on the following URL will get a clone of the Contacts file from the specified server

/api/file/download/Contacts?clone=1

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