Thoughts n Musings

ColdFusion server-specific error code 2
By Brian Fescoe
January 16, 2017

Had an interesting issue crop up this morning involving one of our legacy Servers running xp IIS 6 and CF 8. ColdFusion stopped working because of a memory heap. But when trying to restart CF through the services control pannel I got the following windows error. service couldn't start due to server-specific error code 2.

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Call List
By Brian Fescoe
September 5, 2015

Sometimes I wonder the hell people are thinking, or not in this case. I work in the IT department @ a major city hospital. We have some high speed stuff but we do some really stupid s%*t. For instance, there is a call list that's in excel that has all of IS's (that's what we call IT here) phone numbers and contact information. In case there is an emergency or an application is down the managers or Directors can look u up and contact you. And it's sent out  in an department wide email to check the call list and update it. 

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Access MURA user scope
By Brian Fescoe
September 1, 2015

 

Quick post today, If you have a need to access the current user scope in MURA all you need to do is use $.currentUser().getAllValues() 

For example
<cfset user = $.currentUser().getAllValues() >
<cfdump var="#user#" />

The above code will dump the User Scope which is actually considered a sub scope of the MURA Scope. To learn more visit MURA's site on the MURA Scope

 

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Coldfusion 10,11 and IIS 6
By Brian Fescoe
August 20, 2015

I know, I know why the hell are you running IIS 6? Well I work at a place that lets just say dosen't beleive in upgrading. So clients have needs and I need to make it work. I just glad this site is interal, but I digress.

My client wanted the latest version of Mura version 6.2 at the time. I went through the process of upgrading CF from 9 to 11 with very little issues basically followed the prompts making sure CF 9 was shut down.

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Connecting between servers on same network
By Brian Fescoe
August 13, 2015

Sometimes you need to transfer files between multiple servers / computers  on the same network without using FTP. Honestly FTP can be slow and a pain in the ass if you just need to move files from you production server to your dev server or vicea versa for example. 

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