Exposing SOAP webservices through ColdFusion 2016 API Manager

The latest version of ColdFusion bundled in an API Manager, allowing you to moderate publishing and access of your APIs. The API Manager acts as a proxy to existing REST and SOAP web-services. Just wrapped up an article on Adobe DevNet that speaks about exposing existing SOAP based web services. Have a look, http://www.adobe.com/devnet/coldfusion/articles/exposing-soap-web-services.html Browse […]

ColdFusion WSConfig configuration backups

ColdFusion 11 update 5 helps address a issue with connector reconfigurations, that could potentially leave you in the lurch. The update includes a workflow to backup your custom configurations while un-configuring ColdFusion from an IIS site or an Apache instance. Here’s a little more detailing about what the workflow does. On unconfiguring the connector on […]

ColdFusion 11 Hotfix 5 and ColdFusion 10 Hotfix 16 are out!

Hotfix 5 for ColdFusion 11, and Hotfix 16 for ColdFusion 10 are out, and fix close to 150 bugs collectively! Connector fixes for IIS are available for ColdFusion 11, and that would imply the need to reconfigure connectors if you are on a ColdFusion 11 configured with IIS. ColdFusion 11 also packs Apache 2.4.10 support. […]

ColdFusion 11 Hotfix 3 – Early Access

Hotfix 3 for ColdFusion 11 is out for early access, with a long list of fixed bugs. Early access / public preview for ColdFusion releases was a request we received at CFSummit, and here they are! Issues Fixed: http://download.adobe.com/pub/adobe/coldfusion/PR/11/documentation/ISSUES_FIXED.pdf Release Notes: http://download.adobe.com/pub/adobe/coldfusion/PR/11/documentation/ReleaseNotes.pdf Instructions to apply the hotfix are available here, http://blogs.coldfusion.com/post.cfm/coldfusion-11-update-3-is-available-for-early-access Appreciate your feedback!

ColdFusion and Nginx

Nginx is that popular webserver that’s been increasingly eating up the webserver market share. Wikipedia says over 30% of the top 100K sites run on Nginx. The Nginx wiki speaks of the webserver as a high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. The most striking feature of Nginx though, […]

Busting the HTTP Error 500.19 on ColdFusion 11 + IIS

Here’s a little trouble shooting tip to bust an IIS HTTP Error 500.19 (Internal Server Error) that may pop up when IIS is configured with ColdFusion 11. The error mostly occurs when IIS is unable to interpret configurations specified in the web.config file. In this post I speak about fixing a specific cause of a […]

ColdFusion 11 Hot Fix 1 and Connectors

There it is! Hotfix 1 – The first update for ColdFusion 11. The technote detailing the release is here, https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-11-update-1.html# The update packs a handful of fixes to critical bugs, with two of them being on the connector. I will be detailing these two fixes here, IIS worker process hangs when IIS site config is […]

ColdFusion 11 – Manually remove connector configuration

This post deals with removing connector residues on web-servers, IIS and Apache, if and when the wsconfig utility is not available for un-configuring existing connector configurations. Connector residues are left behind with incorrect uninstallation of ColdFusion Getting Started servers, or more simply, the ZIP Installers. The right way to get rid of a Getting Started […]

ColdFusion 11 – PDF Service prerequisites on Linux

If you are planning to use PDF services on a Linux box with ColdFusion 11, you would need a set of packages to be preinstalled, and would also need to import a set of fonts onto your machine. Though this is called out specifically in the Adobe Live Cycle Documentation, I decided to post a […]

Fixing the Null Pointer Exception on ColdFusion

EDIT: This post was originally written with only MacOS in mind, and has been updated to serve as a generic solution Null pointer exceptions., the NPE., can be a pain – especially with no debugging environment in place. Here’s a possible solution to one such NPE thrown by ColdFusion. Right after installing ColdFusion, if you […]