coldfusion Installation or Setup


Example

Linux (Ubuntu) Installation

Lucee (Open Source)

ColdFusion / CFML Interpretor

Download the appropriate file from their site (http://lucee.org/downloads.html) and execute their installer

wget http://cdn.lucee.org/downloader.cfm/id/155/file/lucee-5.0.0.252-pl0-linux-x64-installer.run
sudo chmod +x lucee-5.0.0.252-pl0-linux-x64-installer.run
sudo ./lucee-5.0.0.252-pl0-linux-x64-installer.run

Step through installer.

Nginx

Install Nginx on your server

sudo apt-get install nginx

Edit your /etc/nginx/sites-available/default

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name _;

    root /opt/lucee/tomcat/webapps/ROOT;
    index index.cfm index.html index.htm;

    #Lucee Admin should always proxy to Lucee
    location /lucee {
        include lucee.conf;
    }

    #Pretty URLs
    location / {
        try_files $uri /index.cfm$uri?$is_args$args;
        include lucee.conf;
    }

    location ~ \.cfm {
        include lucee.conf;
    }

    location ~ \.cfc {
        include lucee.conf;
    }
}

Edit /etc/nginx/lucee.conf

proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8888;
proxy_set_header Host $http_host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;

Reload nginx

sudo service nginx reload

Access the Lucee Server admin here:

127.0.0.1/lucee/admin/server.cfm

or

127.0.0.1:8888/lucee/admin/server.cfm

Your root web directory lives here:

/opt/lucee/tomcat/webapps/ROOT

Adobe (Closed Source)

ColdFusion / CFML Interpretor

Download the appropriate file from their site (https://www.adobe.com/products/coldfusion/download-trial/try.html) and execute their installer

wget <URL>/ColdFusion_2016_WWEJ_linux64.bin
sudo chmod +x ColdFusion_2016_WWEJ_linux64.bin
sudo ./ColdFusion_2016_WWEJ_linux64.bin

Step through installer. Make sure you select the internal web server (port 8500)

Nginx

Install Nginx on your server

sudo apt-get install nginx

Edit your /etc/nginx/sites-available/default

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name _;

    root /opt/coldfusion2016/cfusion/wwwroot;
    index index.cfm index.html index.htm;

    location / {
        try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
    }

    location ^~ /CFIDE/administrator {
        deny all;
    }

    location ~* \.(cfm|cfml|cfc|html)$ {
        include /etc/nginx/conf/dc_tomcat_connector.conf;
    }

    location ^~ /rest {
        include tomcatconf;
    }
}

Edit /etc/nginx/tomcat.conf

proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8500;
proxy_set_header Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Server $host;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $http_x_forwarded_for;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;

Reload nginx

sudo service nginx reload

Access the Adobe ColdFusion Server admin here:

127.0.0.1:8500/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm

Your root web directory lives here:

/opt/coldfusion2016/cfusion/wwwroot