Archive for January, 2007

Preventing group footers from overlapping content in multi-column reports

(TechNote) Creating a multi-column (two or more) report in ColdFusion MX 7.02 Report Builder that inserts a page break just before a group footer causes the group footer to output at the top of the existing page, overlapping the existing group header or detail data in the column. This behavior does not occur in single column reports.

ColdFusion MX 7.0.2 on Websphere 5.1.1: How to resolve DTMConfigurationException

(TechNote) Deploying ColdFusion MX 7.0.2 on Websphere 5.1.1 results in the following error, written to the Websphere SystemOut.log:

[11/7/06 11:26:08:477 EST] 7cb6dc49 WebGroup E SRVE0020E: [Servlet Error]-[MessageBrokerServlet]: Failed to load servlet: org.apache.xml.dtm.DTMConfigurationException: No default implementation found

ColdFusion 5: How to ensure correct UTC Time Conversion for U.S. Daylight Saving Time changes in 2007

(TechNote) ColdFusion 5 depends on the operating system to calculate date and time information. The U.S. Daylight Savings Time changes for 2007 will cause incorrect Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) conversions with ColdFusion 5.

Flex 2: Unable to compile PhotoViewer sample application

(TechNote) After downloading the PhotoViewer sample application source code (, you may receive compilation errors such as “Unable to resolve a class for ResourceBundle: strings”.

Configuring SQL Server Express with the default ColdFusion SQL Server JDBC driver

(TechNote) A “Connection verification failed for data source” error may occur while attempting to verify a SQL Server data source that connects to SQL Server Express using the default ColdFusion SQL Server JDBC driver.

ColdFusion MX 7: Hot fix for sending a large number of emails that contain attachments with long filenames

(Hot fix) When using cfmail in ColdFusion to send a large number of emails (usually more than 500) and the emails contain attachments with long filenames, some of the emails do not get sent and are moved to the Undeliverable folder.

ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater 1: Hot fix for NullPointer Exceptions after upgrading to 1.4.2_06 JDK/JRE or higher

(Hot fix) After upgrading to a JDK/JRE version 1.4.2_06 or higher, NullPointerExceptions will be seen when running templates that include cfldap or cfservlet.

ColdFusion MX 7.0.2: Preventing the ‘Unable to register Flex Assembler Service in RMI registry’ error

(TechNote) ColdFusion MX 7.0.2 (CFMX 7.0.2) may throw the following server exception at start up:

Unable to initialize FlexAssembler service:
coldfusion.server.ServiceException: Unable to register Flex
Assembler Service in RMI registry: java.rmi.ConnectIOException:
non-JRMP server at remote endpoint.

Correcting the Oracle JDBC V8Compatibility syntax error

(TechNote) Oracle has published an FAQ and a list of workarounds for a known issue with the data type of date. The issue is that the data type of date is mapped to java.sql.timestamp in Oracle versions prior to 9.2 but in Oracle versions 9.2 and later.