I have a few scripts, including some Facter reporting “facts”, that make heavy use of FileMaker Server’s fmsadmin command. After a 14.0v4 on install on Yosemite I was puzzled to discover that one of the scripts wasn’t working.
When run, the script was complaining that the fmsadmin command was missing, yet I could still run the command when I typed it in the Terminal. Puzzled, I eventually found that the shell’s whereis command was returning a different path from what I had in my script’s environment.
Before version 14.0v4, this was:
However, with a 14.0v4 install the command is now located here:
Either way, these are actually just symlinks to the actual executable:
/Library/FileMaker Server/Database Server/bin/fmsadmin
More than likely, these changes were made to work around file system restrictions required for El Capitan’s new System Integrity feature.