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 […]