Download hot fix for later installation

  1. Ensure that JRE is in your system path, or directly access Java from the installation directory of ColdFusion.

  2. Access the downloaded files from the following location:

    <cf_home>/hf-updates/

  3. At command prompt, do the following:

For standalone installations

Platform

Description

On Windows

(Installation possible in either GUI or Silent mode)

In GUI mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command: java -jar <jar-file-name>. This launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In Silent mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Home> 
DOC_ROOT=<ColdFusion_Home>/cfusion/wwwroot 
#The following applies only to multi server scenarios. 
INSTANCE_LIST=cfusion,cfusion1

On Linux/Solaris/UNIX

(Installation possible in either console or silent mode)

In Console mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name>. The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Silent mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Home> 
DOC_ROOT=<ColdFusion_Home>/cfusion/wwwroot 
#The following applies only to multi server scenarios. 
INSTANCE_LIST=cfusion,cfusion1

On Mac OSX

(Installation possible in either GUI, Silent, or Console mode)

In GUI mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i GUI. This launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In Console mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command: java -jar <jar-file-name>. The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Silent mode:

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Home> 
DOC_ROOT=<ColdFusion_Home>/cfusion/wwwroot 
#The following applies only to multi server scenarios. 
INSTANCE_LIST=cfusion,cfusion1

By default, after applying the hotfix, servers are restarted. If you do not want the servers to restart, additionally, provide the following command:

  • For console and GUI mode: Run the following argument: DDONOT_START_SERVERS_POST_INSTALL=true

  • For silent installation: Add the property DONOT_START_SERVERS_POST_INSTALL=true to the properties file.

For J2EE installations

Platform

Description

On Windows

(Installation possible in either GUI or Silent mode)

In GUI mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name>. This launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In GUI mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -DINSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true. This launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In Silent mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
#For the following, specify the folder that contains META-INF folder which contains application.xml 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Deployment_Root_Path> 

In Silent mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

First, install the hotfix files outside your EAR/WAR on your system and then manually update the EAR/WAR.

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<Any directory on your system> 
INSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true 

On Linux/Solaris/UNIX

(Installation possible in either console or silent mode)

In Console mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name>. The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Console mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command: java -jar <jar-file-name> -DINSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true. The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Silent mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command: java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
#For the following, specify the folder that contains META-INF folder which contains application.xml 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Deployment_Root_Path>

In Silent mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

First, you install the hotfix files outside your EAR/WAR on your system and then manually update the EAR/WAR.

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<Any directory on your system> 
INSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true 

On Mac OSX

(Installation possible in either GUI, Silent, or Console mode)

In GUI mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i GUIThis launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In GUI mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -DINSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true -i GUI. This launches the hot fix installer.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

In Console mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name>The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Console mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -DINSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true. The console appears with instructions.

  • Follow the instructions provided in the console.

In Silent mode (for exploded EAR/WAR deployment):

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>. Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
#For the following, specify the folder that contains META-INF folder which contains application.xml 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<ColdFusion_Deployment_Root_Path> 

In Silent mode (for unexploded EAR/WAR deployment):

First, you install the hotfix files outside your EAR/WAR on your system and then manually update the EAR/WAR.

  • At command prompt, run the following command:java -jar <jar-file-name> -i silent -f <install_properties_file_path>Installation occurs silently.

The following is a sample properties file:

INSTALLER_UI=SILENT 
USER_INSTALL_DIR=<Any directory on your system> 
INSTALL_FILES_OUTSIDE_CF=true 
Note: When you create a new instance from ColdFusion Administrator, hot fixes applied to the default instance is automatically applied to the new instance that you create.