How to install ColdFusion 9 and 10 on same machine (on windows 7)
ColdFusion 10 is out and most of the developers want to gets their hands dirty with ColdFusion 10. As well as they want to check their code compatibility with ColdFusion 10 also.
So the basic thing is to install the ColdFusion 10 along with previous version.
How to achieve that ??
Let’s learn first how to create a website on IIS web-server.
1. Install IIS on windows 7.
a.Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features
b.Select “Turn Windows feature on or off”. A pop up window will open.
c. then select web management tool.
d. Then select OK. It will install the IIS on your machine.
2. Go to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc
edit Host file and add the line
save the file and close it. It will create a host with name coldfusion10 inside your machine . By default host is localhost.
3. Click windows button + R (Run program) . Then type inetmgr. Click OK to proceed.
4. Create a new website.
click OK to proceed. Your new website is up an running. To test it place a html file inside the physical path of website and then enter this URL in your web browser
Now your IIS site is configured.
Its time to install the ColdFusion 10 on your machine.
Download the installer from http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=coldfusion .
Run the installer and follow the steps
Select coldfusion10 website and then click ok.
Enter your password and then click next
When installation complete then open this URL to configure ColdFusion administrator
Follow the same steps for ColdFusion 8/9 installation by creating separate websites for them.
Happy coding guys.