ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 8
ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 8 is no longer available for download.
We recommend users who are on Update 8 to upgrade their copy of ColdFusion (2016 release) to Update 9.
ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 9 (release date, 22 February 2019) includes fixes for a few critical bugs that were reported in Update 8 as well as the bug fixes that were part of Update 8.
For more information, see the tech notes for Update 9.
The update is cumulative and contains all previous updates applied to ColdFusion (2016 release).
ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 8 (release date, 12 February 2019) includes the following changes:
For more information, refer to the release notes.
Note: This update is specific to ColdFusion (2016 release)
To view all ColdFusion (2016 release) updates, see the Updates page.
For the detailed list of bugs fixed in this update, refer to Bugs fixed list.
This update upgrades the connector library to a newer version. For the upgrade to be applied to the web server connector, it must be ugraded.
In ColdFusion, you can remove a connector using the WSCONFIG utility. Once a connector is removed, verify that there are no residual files/settings/configuration remains. To access WSCONFIG, navigate to <CF_HOME>\cfusion\runtime\bin, and launch wsconfig.exe.
To create a connector manually, see ColdFusion IIS manual tuning.
To configure the connector using the GUI, see Using GUI mode.
Windows: <cf_root>/jre/bin/java.exe -jar <jar-file-dir>/hotfix-008-313934.jar
Linux-based platforms: <cf_root>/jre/bin/java -jar <jar-file-dir>/hotfix-008-313934.jar
Ensure that the JRE bundled with ColdFusion is used for executing the downloaded JAR. For standalone ColdFusion, this must be at, <cf_root>/jre/bin.
Install the update from a user account that has permissions to restart ColdFusion services and other configured webservers .
For further details on how to manually update the application, see the help article.
After applying this update, the ColdFusion build number should be 2016,0,08,313934.
To uninstall the update, perform one of the following:
If you can't uninstall the update using the above-mentioned uninstall options, the uninstaller could be corrupted. However, you can manually uninstall the update by doing the following: