You can use ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) to read from and write to FileMaker databases hosted by FileMaker Server with many external programs and development tools. FileMaker Pro supports up to 5 local connections. FileMaker Server supports up to 50 simultaneous ODBC/JDBC local and remote connections.
To connect to FileMaker data via ODBC the data source entity must be configured as follows in the Layer2 Cloud Connector Connection Manager:
Fig.: Sample connection configuration to connect to FileMaker data via ODBC.