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02
February 2015

Gavin Pickin

Adding Goodies to Server.xml to make life easier with Lucee

CFML Server, Lucee, Server Admin

As I mentioned in my last post, where we started installing and setting up Lucee, a lot of the setup here is repeated (for the most part) from the Multi Engine Environment blog posts, and presentation I did at last years CF.Objective() which is now known at Dev.Objective(). We looked at installing Lucee, and changing the HTTP Port, AJP Port, and the Shutdown port already, now, lets dive deeper into the Server.xml file, and make it easier to manage going forward.

01
February 2015

Gavin Pickin

Setting up Lucee in my Dev Environment - Changing Ports

CFML Server, cfObjective, Lucee, Migrating to Railo, Server Admin, Tools and IDEs

A while back now, I released a series of posts on setting up Apache along with  Railo, ColdFusion, in a multi engine setup, including some ways to make it easier to maintain virtual hosts in Apache, and Railo. Now, I’m getting the Lucee Express setup on my Dev environment, so I thought it would be a good time to rehash some of that, and see whats different, or what I’m doing differently these days.

Lucee was just announced a few days ago, so the Express is designed for all OSes, the installers are in the queue, but they have not been released yet, so this does not cover an installer options. We’re assuming you went to www.lucee.org and clicked on downloads, and downloaded and unzipped the Lucee Express Folder.

29
January 2015

Gavin Pickin

Lucee in the Clouds with Java - Hello World, from Lucee

CFML Language, CFML Server, Migrating to Railo, Server Admin

Less than 12 hours ago, we were on the dawn of a big announcement in the CFML world, and only a few knew it was coming. A few more knew something was coming, but were not sure what it was, myself, I was expecting some tools, or a new version, or something, to put it mildly, I was surprised to hear what the big announcement was.

There is a new server product on the CFML Engine market, LUCEE.

27
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

ColdFusion Install Repo - News and Updates and new Contributors

CFML Language, CFML Server, ColdFusion Install Repo, Server Admin

The idea started with a couple of tweets, and has been growing steadily since that day in Feb 2014, when I decided to make an online repo of any and all ColdFusion Installs I had, and open it up to the community too. Now, a few months later, with Adobe's ColdFusion 10's legal issues, the ColdFusion Install Repo might become a pretty popular item… and even Charlie Arehart is contributing to the repo, so you know its worth looking into right, well, here is some news and updates.

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - Extracting the ColdFusion 9 Connector for Apache

CFML Server, Server Admin

We are going to setup apache with virtual hosts to deliver multiple CFML engines.
To do so, we need to setup the cfml engine adapters / connectors, 1 by 1, and remove their connector code from the main httpd.conf and then include that connector string in the Vhosts themselves, while leaving any LOAD MODULE code in the main httpd.conf, because we only want to load the module once, and because you cannot load modules in a Virtual Host. This way, we can designate which sites use what connector. Lets do ColdFusion 9.

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - Extracting the Railo Connector for Apache

CFML Server, Server Admin

We are going to setup apache with virtual hosts to deliver multiple CFML engines.
To do so, we need to setup the cfml engine adapters / connectors, 1 by 1, and remove their connector code from the main httpd.conf and then include that connector string in the Vhosts themselves, while leaving any LOAD MODULE code in the main httpd.conf, because we only want to load the module once, and because you cannot load modules in a Virtual Host. This way, we can designate which sites use what connector. Lets do Railo.

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - Editing Server.XML for Tomcat VHosts

CFML Server, Server Admin

To make editing your Server.xml easier, I'm going to show you a trick, so you can include another file, into your server.xml, so you can add Virtual Hosts (or other settings if you like) so you dont have to edit your Server.XML file so often. This can be useful for automation, or just locking down certain pieces of the server.xml, or just convenience.

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - Installing CF9 on Linux - Centos

CFML Server, Server Admin

Installing CF9 on Linux, as part of the Multi CFML Engine Series, will show you how to install CF 9 on linux, keeping a couple of key pieces in mind, so we can have apache connect to each engine, based on the Virtual Host.

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - Installing Railo on Linux - Centos

CFML Server, Server Admin

Installing Railo on Linux - Simple Guide, part of my Multi CFML Engine series

15
May 2014

Gavin Pickin

Multi CFML Engine Install - speaking at cf.Objective() today

CFML Server, cfObjective, Conferences, Server Admin

Today is the day, I do my large presentation at cf.Objective(), why do I say large? Well, I bit off a lot when I submitted this topic... so trying to fit all of it in, in 50 mins, with time for questions, is almost impossible, so I am going to release a lot of the information on my blog, and I have made a mini website tacked onto my blog, so everyone attending my session have a great reference for after the session. Installing CF 9, CF 10, CF 11, Railo, and then getting them all to work through Apache, if you have that installed, if not, installing Apache, on Mac Linux or Window, is a large chunk of information, so I'm going to try and provide as much assistance with those topics, but my session will focus on how to bring them all together, while just highlighting items to be aware of while installing.

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