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  ColdFusion MX on Mac OS X, Part 3
Subject:   CFMX on OS X BUGS?
Date:   2002-11-23 20:59:21
From:   anonymous2
Are there any known issues for CFMX on OS X?


Is there any reason I could not use this to host a small site?

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  • CFMX on OS X BUGS?
    2002-11-24 05:43:47  dicklacara [View]

    There are some bugs in the administrator, but no show stoppers,

    I have not, yet, been able to get Publishing of Web Services to work.

    As to hosting a small site, No!

    1) it is a violation of the license agreement you agreed to when you downloaded and installed CFMX.

    2) After 30 days, the unlicensed CFMX product reverts to a "Developer Version". This only supports 2 IP addresses to acccess the CF server -- 127.0.0.1 (localhost) and the first external IP address. The only way to bypass this is to retart CF.

    I guess you could buy a License for the Linux version of CF, but it would be unsupported on Mac OS X.

    That said, I hope that Macromedia will re-evaluate the business case and publish a CFMX product for Mac OS X.

    Recent events, such as the release of Sybase_ASE and Oracle9i for the OS X platform are certainly encouraging, and I am sure that Macromedia is aware of this growing support for OS X.

    One way to help is to add your comments to the CFMX wishlist at:

    http://www.macromedia.com/support/email/wishform/

    This really helps -- and Macromedia does read the requests.
    Dick