CFML/ColdFusion · Railo · Server · Tomcat

Tuckey URLRewrite How-To


Today I will walk through how to put into practice use the Tuckey URL Rewrite java web filter under an Apache Tomcat web server. URL rewriting is the method of converting complex URL parameters into more human readable format to allow more simple and memorable URLs. This can be an important function if you start… Continue reading Tuckey URLRewrite How-To

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CFML/ColdFusion · Eclipse · Railo

Embed a Railo ColdFusion/CFML Server within your CFEclipse/Eclipse application with no need for XML configurations.


This entry will walk you through step by step to enable you from within Eclipse to start and shutdown a custom install of the open source CFML engine Railo running off Apache Tomcat. Most importantly though you will be able to implement this without the need of touching any fickle XML Tomcat configuration files. This… Continue reading Embed a Railo ColdFusion/CFML Server within your CFEclipse/Eclipse application with no need for XML configurations.

CFML/ColdFusion · Linux · Railo · Server

Secure Railo Administration (railo-context) On Your Railo Server.


Updated August 2014: Tested to work with the latest Railo and UrlRewriteFilter versions. In this example I will show you how to quickly and dynamically lock down your server to block access to the Railo administration features that are enabled by default. This modification will require an additional download and the restarting of each Railo… Continue reading Secure Railo Administration (railo-context) On Your Railo Server.

CFML/ColdFusion · Railo · Server · VirtualBox

Install Railo on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine


This article written in early 2009 is out of date. This tutorial assumes you have a basic knowledge of virtualisation, Linux and the use of the command line. It will walk you through though and explain most things in detail. I created this tutorial mainly for ColdFusion and CFML developers who create applications and need… Continue reading Install Railo on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine

CFML/ColdFusion · Linux · Server · VirtualBox

Install Open BlueDragon on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine


This tutorial assumes you have a basic knowledge of virtualisation, Linux and the use of the command line. It will walk you through though and explain most things in detail. I created this tutorial mainly for ColdFusion and CFML developers who create applications and need to test those applications on a wide variety of CFML… Continue reading Install Open BlueDragon on a simple, barebones, Ubuntu Server Linux within a Sun VM Virtual Box virtual machine

CFML/ColdFusion · ColdBox · Transfer ORM

ColdBox, Transfer, ColdFusion 8 – A timeout occurred while attempting to lock


In final phase with the migration of http://www.civbox.com to a structured framework application running off ColdBox and Transfer ORM I encountered one recurring problem. No matter what paged was referenced or loaded the following error would be generated after a very long loading time. A timeout occurred while attempting to lock DC5CF9189FA37B5CEE3AB11FD50F9E23. The error occurred… Continue reading ColdBox, Transfer, ColdFusion 8 – A timeout occurred while attempting to lock