Category: MySQL

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...