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
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.
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.
I stumbled upon this bug today that drove me nuts trying to figure out what was wrong. I was using the Linux FILE program within the Railo <CFEXECUTE /> tag to extract MIME type data from a large collection of files, so it could be inserted into a database. The problem was Railo kept on getting stuck in… Continue reading Railo on Linux, CFEXECUTE bug
This article written in early 2009 is out of date.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