Category: Coldfusion

Coldfusion CFScript Quick Ref

Simple reminder guide to using CFSCRIPT version of CF Tags. This is a combination of Peter Freitag’s list and some posts by Ray Camden Dump: include: cflocation cfparam lock log savecontent tracing thread transaction throw exception stop for loop switch case for loop on a...

Upgrading Java JVM for Coldfusion

To upgrade the Java JVM that Coldfusion runs on top of: If you are running 32bit ColdFusion on Windows you’ll need the Java 7 JDK instead of the JRE, on all other platforms the JRE will suffice. Download and run installer from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp Open the jvm.config, the file which is typically within the {ColdFusion root}runtimebin. Locate the line that starts with...

IIS error “The system cannot find the path specified.” after CF removal

I was taking down a site permantently and just wanting to add a ‘retire’ message when, after using the ‘CF web server configuration tool’ to remove the CF mappings on the site, I was getting the error: “The system cannot find the path specified.” I thought the tool would remove the mappings for CFM, CFML, CFC, etc but it didn’t....

Connecting to MySQL from Coldfusion 7

Coldfusion 7 only shipped with MySQL 3 drivers.  Here is how to add drivers for newer versions (5 at the time of this writing): Get yourself a copy of the newest MySQL Connector JDBC driver from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/ Locate the mysql-connector-java-*-bin.jar file and extract it into your cf_root/WEB-INF/lib folder on your CF server. Restart Coldfusion.   To add a new...

Getting integrated authentication to work on XP/Apache 2.2/Coldfusion

I took documentation of getting SVN working on windows and the Apache documentation along with something called Moodle Download the mod_auth_sspi Module from: http://sourceforge.net/projects/mod-auth-sspi/. At the moment of writing this (2008.07.16), the current version is mod_auth_sspi 1.0.4. Select your proper version (Apache 2.0.x or Apache 2.2.x) Unzip the right file and copy mod_auth_sspi.so (it's inside bin subdirectory) to your...