Installation tutorial

How to install 'Virtuemart Database Manager' or 'Virtuemart Products Manager' in 3 step.

 

one   Set up correctly your computer:

  • Download and install Filemaker. Trial version HERE.
  • Download and install ODBC driver. Windows / MAC OSX 
  • Check if your web hosting allow remote connection on database (All the professional hosting company allow this service)
  •  Choose and buy your favorite solution ('Virtuemart Database Manager' or 'Virtuemart Products Manager')
 

two  Configure ODBC and source database connection:

  • Configure the ODBC with your VM database address and user (Refer to: Configure ODBC  1-3.pdf or look the VIDEO )
  • Unzip the downloaded .zip file and open the files with .fp7 extension (ex: bps_Contacts.fp7).
  • Configure the external source database in Filemaker (Refer to: Configure external Datasources 2-3.pdf or look the VIDEO - Old version)
  • Repeat the previous operation for all Filemaker's files except for 'bps__Main_Menu.fp7'.

 

three   Configure Database Tables Relationship :

  • Open the files with .fp7 extension (ex: bps_Contacts.fp7) and link all the tables in grey (Refer to: Configure Database Tables Relationship 3-3.pdf or look the VIDEO - Old version)
  • Repeat the previous operation for all Filemaker files except for 'bps__Main_Menu.fp7'.
  • Delete unnecessary layouts - VIDEO - (optional).