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RELEASED- ColdFusion 2023 and 2021 June 11th, 2024 Security Updates

We are pleased to announce that we have released security updates to ColdFusion (2023 release) Update 8 and ColdFusion (2021 release) Update 14.This update includes several security fixes to ensure the safety and security of our systems. These changes address potential vulnerabilities and threats and are part of our ongoing commitment to protecting your data and privacy.For more information, view the security bulletin,  APSB24-41. Where do I download the updates from Download the updates from the following locations: ColdFusion (2023 release) […]

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Thread management with JDK21 – what’s changing and features to look forward to

JDK21 introduces a bunch of useful functionalities around thread management such as virtual thread but it also changes things with regards to thread.stop functionality which affects ColdFusion’s implementation for thread’s functionality around termination. First up, let’s understand what’s changing in thread terminate. Why is cfthread.stop handling required? The next release of ColdFusion upgrades Java to JDK21. JDK21 has removed the thread stop method so to certify it we will have to make changes in cfthread terminate and threadterminate which internally […]

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UPS API ISSUE

Hello, I am working on integrating UPS REST API and getting error message: {"response":{"errors":[{"code":"110609","message":"All package dimensions are required and each must be greater than 0 for package 1."}]}} This is my code: <!--- Get UPS Access Token Information ---> <cfhttp url="https://wwwcie.ups.com/security/v1/oauth/token" method="post" result="ups_authorization"> <cfhttpparam type="header" name="Content-Type" value="application/x-www-form-urlencoded" /> <cfhttpparam type="header" name="x-merchant-id" value="#UPSAccountNumber#" /> <cfhttpparam type="header" name="Authorization" value="Basic #ToBase64(clientID & ':' & secretKey)#" /> <cfhttpparam name="grant_type" value="client_credentials" type="formfield"> </cfhttp> <cfset ups_access_token_json = DeserializeJSON(ToString(ups_authorization.filecontent)) /> <cfset ups_access_token = ups_access_token_json.access_token /> <!--- Get […]

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Changing the Default Webroot in ColdFusion

The ColdFusion comes with the default Webroot(\<cf_home>\cfusion\wwwroot); however, there are situations where you may need to customize this Webroot directory and point it to a different folder. This blog will walk you through configuring a custom Webroot directory in ColdFusion. Step 1: Take a backup of the existing server.xml file in the (\<cf_home>\cfusion\runtime\conf) directory. This ensures that you can revert to the original configuration if needed. Step 2: Open the server.xml file in a text editor and navigate to the […]

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ColdFusion has Jumped the Shark

I’ve been programming in ColdFusion for the past 20+ years or so and its time to move on. The Pricing model is ridiculous the support site is terrible. (It was better 20 years ago when you could click on Support and then click on Documentation) What are minor enhancements are now considered major Revisions forcing you to upgrade often even when you pay for support which I think should include free upgrades. If adobe want to keep ColdFusion around they […]

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Using Sub Domains with IIS and ColdFusion 2023

I am struggling to get my websites up and running using sub domains.  For example, customer1.domain.com, customer2.domain.com etc. These sites are working in IIS using html… https://customer1.domain.com/index.html opens c:/sites/customer1/index.html https://customer2.domain.com/index.html opens c:/sites/customer2/index.html However… https://customer1.domain.com/index.cfm opens C:/ColdFusion2023/cfusion/wwwroot/index.cfm https://customer2.domain.com/index.cfm opens C:/ColdFusion2023/cfusion/wwwroot/index.cfm This setup is working perfectly on my Hostek CF2018 server but I am trying to migrate to CF2023 on Azure (Media3) and I am just getting lost down a rabbit hole with this issue. I have run the ‘Web Server Configuration […]

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