ColdFusion MX: Determining version information

This TechNote will provide the information necessary to determine which version of ColdFusion MX is installed.

The version information for ColdFusion MX is as follows:

6,0,0,48097

ColdFusion MX

6,0,0,52311

ColdFusion MX + Updater 1

6,0,0,55693

ColdFusion MX + Updater 2

6,0,0,58500

ColdFusion MX + Updater 3

6,1,0,63958

ColdFusion MX 6.1

6,1,0,xxxxx

ColdFusion MX 6.1 + hot fix

6,1,0,83762

ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater

7,0,0,91690

ColdFusion MX 7

7,0,1,116466

ColdFusion MX 7.0.1

7,0,2,142559

ColdFusion MX 7.0.2

There are various methods of identifying the version of ColdFusion MX that is currently installed.

ColdFusion Administrator:

  1. Open the ColdFusion Administrator (The version number appears above the copyright.)
  2. Log in.
  3. Select the link for Version Information or Summary Information in the top frame.
  4. View the field labeled Version.

From a command prompt or similar application such as Windows Explorer:

Change to the directory in which ColdFusion is installed, typically at C:\CFusionMX on Windows or /opt/coldfusionmx on Unix.

  • If the \cfmx_updater directory does not exist, no ColdFusion MX Updater is installed.
  • If the \cfmx_updater directory exists and contains the directory \cfmx_updater_01, Updater 1 is installed.
  • If the \cfmx_updater directory exists and contains the directory \cfmx_updater_02, Updater 2 is installed.
  • If the \cfmx_updater directory exists and contains the directory \cfmx_updater_03, Updater 3 is installed.
  • If the \cfmx_updater directory exists and contains the directory \cfmx_61, ColdFusion MX 6.1 is installed (as an updater).
  • If the \cumulative_hotfix_bkup directory exists, ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater is installed.
  • If the \lib\updates directory exists, ColdFusion MX 7 is installed.

cfinfo (CFMX 6.1 and above; Server configuration only)

  1. Open a command prompt window.
  2. Change to the ColdFusion bin directory, typically at \CFusionMX\bin on Windows or /opt/coldfusionmx /bin on Unix.
  3. Type one of the commands below:

    cfinfo -info (Windows) or ./cfinfo -info (Unix)

    cfinfo -version (Windows) or ./cfinfo -version (Unix)

Note: This method will not include any installed hot fixes in the version number. If ColdFusion MX 6.1 is installed, it will display the original version number, 6,1,0,63958.

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