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ColdFusion settings for large file uploads

I'm trying to set up a coldfusion server to accept uploads of large files, and I'm bumping into some limits. Here's what I've observed so far: There are two settings in ColdFusion Administrator that ...
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Securing ColdFusion for internet facing server

What do I need to do to tighten down a ColdFusion server for internet facing apps? The only thing that specifically came to mind was to restrict the CFIDE and JRunScripts directories to a local ...
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code injection, some sort of hack?

something seems to have either hacked a webserver, or we have some sort of semi-malicious code running that keeps injecting code into our website. it seems to affect just a couple of coldfusion and ...
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IIS 8.5 forces incorrect Content-Length header

We have a application that generates PDF files dynamically and forces a download of a the file. This code was working without issue on a Windows Server 2008. From what I can tell it appears that IIS ...
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Tomcat/CF10/IIS7.5 Connector Tuning Help (503 Errors)

Problem: After a undetermined amount of time, all websites running in an application pool return 503 errors as IIS has stopped pool due to Rapid Failures from the pool. Increasing the number of ...
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Huge performance difference between two web servers, odd behavior seen using process monitor

We have two Coldfusion servers that have a huge performance difference running the exact same code on the exact same input data. The code in questions instantiates a large amount of CFCs (Coldfusion ...
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What daily checklist items are there for coldfusion, iis7, sql server administrators?

That is going to be part of a site app tool i am creating that has many different functions. But my question today, is for sql, iis, coldfusion administrators, what kind of daily checklists, do you ...
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ColdFusion 9 silent install invokes GUI installer on Windows 8

The ColdFusion 9 GUI installer doesn't work on Windows 8 (this is a known issue). To try to circumvent that, I've tried to use the "silent" installer, as detailed on the Adobe ColdFusion Blog: ...
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ColdFusion won't start after applying the 9.0.1 update How do I roll it back?

I installed the Coldfusion 9.0.1 update and now The application server won't start. I'm concerned that I may have installed the 64 bit update on a 32bit server but I am not sure how to check it ...
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Handler Mappings Script Permission becoming unchecked unexpectedly

There have been 2 instances now where the Script checkbox under "IIS > Sites > Site > Handler Mappings > Edit Feature Permissions" has become unchecked. What could possibly be causing this to occur? ...
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Getting .NET Intergation Services working on Second Instance of ColdFusion 10

I'm running CF 10 Enterprise, with .NET integration services installed after the initial installation and configuration of the two instances. The instance names are "cfusion", the default, and we'll ...
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Coldfusion Mail Service Stuck, Spool Folder Growing

I've been dealing with this issue on and off for YEARS, dating back to CF 5 and 6. Out of the blue, Coldfusion just stops delivering email, and the mail just keeps building up in the queue. To ...
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Connecting multiple ColdFusion 10 instances to a single Apache 2.2 server

This is on Windows 7 Home Premium edition. I have got two ColdFusion 10 (updater 2) instances: "cfusion" (the default one), and "scratch". I have got a single instance of Apache 2.2 running. Within ...
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Coldfusion 10 on Mavericks Apple Server App Broken

I run the Apple Server App to host my local dev sites, and have Coldfusion 10. I upgraded to Mavericks and that broke the Server app, said I needed to upgrade to Server 3.0 which I did, but now CF ...
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Redirecting to same file name but different extension in IIS

I recently inherited a website running coldfusion. Sometime in the last year, all the .htm files were renamed to .cfm. Problem is that some external sites were already linking to the .htm versions, ...
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Coldfusion server crashing

We just had to restart the coldfusion server as it had become unresponsive. Looking at the Apache error log (We have jrun 4 through Apache on a RedHat server), I see the following over and over... ...
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Coldfusion 10 locking database row/tables, but not unlocking them

I'm in the process of upgrading the CF8 instances in our environment to CF10, but I'm running into a weird issue with the DB. Datasources connect to a MySQL 5.0.8 DB using InnoDB. Our current setup ...
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what is for an entrepreneur in Coldfusion 9?

What is special in Coldfusion 9 except high pricing? What is for an entrepreneur in Coldfusion 9? Why would someone choose Coldfusion instead of Java,.NET or PHP?
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Coldfusion server monitoring: options and opinions

The edition of the ColdFusion server that my company has does not come with a server monitor. Due to some problems with our website which we think may have to do with server issues, we are looking ...
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Which apache/mysql/php package is best for windows? [closed]

I have tried appservnetwork, was the best so far, but I haven't seen them do an update in ages, EasyPHP is just slow to load always. Wamp and Xamp, all put in their description that is not for ...
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Setting up Coldfusion 9 on Windows Server 2012 with IIS8

We've just upgraded our server to Windows 2012 which is running IIS8. I'm at a dead end trying to configure it to run Coldfusion 9 and serve the pages. It installed fine with no errors but I cannot ...
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Running Coldfusion Commands inside an HTML File?

Is it possible to run CF commands inside an HTML file by updating Apache configs/htaccess file? When I searched online, I didn't come across any answers for CF, saw several posting for PHP (perhaps I ...
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Modifying default website breaks ColdFusion multi instance administrator on IIS7

To recreate: Setup Server 2008 standard Install ColdFusion 8 Enterprise Multi instance Confirm that CF admin works by going to http://servername/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm from another PC. Open ...
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How can I reduce the number of coldfusion threads running?

I have CF running on a mediatemple DV4.0 & it seems to be running WAY more threads than necessary - enough to continuously trip the "running processes" alert that MT provides [and cannot be ...
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Updating solr on a ColdFusion 9 install?

I'm thinking about upgrading the solr install included with ColdFusion 9 to the latest Apache release. This raises a few questions: Is there a compelling reason not to upgrade to 3.6 (is it slower ...
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How come value set by SetEnv can be changed by modifying headers in browser

I'm working with an Apache server setup where we want to use SetEnv in the vhost to define if the code is running in development, beta or production. The actual web application is running on ...
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Server Error when running a coldfusion page in an ASP.NET application folder

I'm getting an error of: " The service is unavailable. Server Error Either the Macromedia application server(s) are unreachable or none of them has a mapping to process this request. " I already had ...
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Coldfusion 8 Application Crashes Under Heavy Load

We have a CF8 app that runs for 20-25 minutes before crashing under heavy load ~ 1200 users. This load is generated by our load testing tool: 1200 users ramped up in 5 mins (approx behavior of our ...
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Updating JRun for ColdFusion MX7 running on IIS

Old, I know, but that's what I'm working with. I need to update to JRun update 6 (or 7) but the Adobe site only has a .exe installer. That installer wants to update C:\JRun4\. That folder ...
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Is there any way to log all changes made to ColdFusion Administrator settings?

Is there any way to log all changes made to ColdFusion Administrator settings? Sometimes people make changes without documenting them, and then when something goes wrong, we have to search to find the ...
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Can Azure host ColdFusion?

A friend has a site developed in ColdFusion with MySQL and is looking for better cost-effective hosting as the traffic scales up rapidly. Azure comes to mind. I haven't used Azure myself, however, I ...
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How do I set logfile rotation limit for CF8 -out logs?

I'm trying to set the number of logs to keep for the CF -out logs. I found a jrunsvc command line switch to set this but it throws an error saying the value must be at least 1000: jrunsvc.exe ...
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Sticky sessions not sticky on coldfusion cluster

we're trying to deploy a legacy coldfusion site onto a new CF8 cluster. The cluster consists of three cf instances running under JRUN4 on a single windows 2008 server. I've got the cluster set to ...
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Discover Which Coldfusion Server Being Used In Cluster

We have a load balanced cluster of 2 servers for our Coldfusion applications. I'm encountering some weird behavior, and would like to find out which of the two servers a user is currently on when they ...
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Bad Gateway! when calling a cfx dll on ColdFusion 11 IIS 8.5

I am getting a Bad Gateway! error when running a ColdFusion page that calls a C++ dll. The CF administrator runs and other pages with cfx dll calls run. The ColdFusion is 32bit because the DLLs are ...
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Directly accessing ColdFusion index.cfm on IIS results in 404

I have a virtual website running off of IIS (looks like version 6.1, SP 1) and ColdFusion 11. When I access a page as http://something.example.org/ which uses a ColdFusion template (index.cfm), the ...
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ColdFusion 10 Servlet Issues

I'm currently experiencing problems with ColdFusion finding my servlet. In ColdFusion 9, I would simply put it under the wwwroot/WEB-INF/classes/ directory and ColdFusion would serve when requested. ...
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how to serve php files on a Apache server (localhost) running Coldfusion/MySql?

I'm still learning my ways around on my localhost server, whih is running Apache 2.2, Coldfusion8 and MySQL Server 5.5 (on Windows XP). I need to work on a site I inherited, which also ran some PHP ...
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I am about to create a site bible aka documentation of our web server?

I am creating this in ms word, to create a 3-ring binder with tabs, full of documentation of everything about our web server. What are the main categories that I should include? We have 2 servers, ...
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What hotfixes should be applied to a ColdFusion 8 Server

I've recently inherited a server running ColdFusion 8 and believe it may not have been patched for security updates (as per http://www.adobe.com/support/security/#coldfusion) for quite some time. The ...
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What could cause a disabled Windows service to become re-enabled?

I have a dev and test Windows2003 Server, and on both of which I'm upgrading ColdFusion from version 8 to version 10. The differences between the two versions mean that I can install 10 alongside 8, ...
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MS SQL Server 2014 is not able to connect to Coldfusion 11

I have Coldfusion 11 installed on my Laptop (Windows 8.1 Pro) and MS SQL Server 2014 but unable to get them talking to one another. Here are the three screenshots for your reference, please let me ...
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Monitor SQL transactions in ColdFusion Administrator?

Using CF9, IIS, and MSSQL, is there a way to monitor SQL commands sent by a script? Something that shows the raw query, preferrably. I got this idea after seeing that WEBrick and Ruby on Rails ...
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Does ColdFusion Still run scheduled tasks when apache isn't running?

Does ColdFusion 8 application server still run the CF scheduled tasks when apache is stopped?
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What JVM are you using with ColdFusion 8.01 and Windows 2003?

I have CF 8.01 on Windows 2003 (both 64 bit and 32 bit versions). I need to do some performance tuning on the JVM but wanted to start with what the community thought was the best JVM. In a production ...
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For maximum security should I use distributed mode or a reverse proxy setup?

I have been working with ColdFusion for a long time. Something that has been seeded in my brain is that for maximum security you should physically separate the web server from the ColdFusion server. ...
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Can I use JMX to monitor ColdFusion 10 standard?

How do you use JMX to monitor CF10 Standard? I found this post here but it was written for jvm 1.6 (CF8 days?) http://boncode.blogspot.com/2010/04/cf-java-using-free-visualvm-tool-to.html
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Coldfusion App: Database vs Static File Performance Under Heavy Load

We have a CF8 web application that can be run in two modes: Database or Static file. Under heavy load, the Database mode out performs the Staticfile mode noticeably. And I am trying to figure out why. ...
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JRun threadpool configuration

Me and my team have been struggling to keep a clustered ColdFusion application stable for the better part of the last 6 months with little result. We are turning to SF in the hope of some finding ...
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How do you apply a hotfix using ColdFusion Administrator?

I have a .jar file that I need to apply to my ColdFusion server. The instructions say to: "Open the ColdFusion Administrator and apply the provided hf800-1875.jar hot fix using the System Information ...