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Fix for recent CF11/2016 updates causing failure of CF ODBC services

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February 28, 2019 05:06:28 AM GMT
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<p>If you find that the CF ODBC services fail to start after applying the Feb 2019 (or Sep 2018) updates to CF11 or CF2016. (It does not seem to affect those on CF2018), some "good news" is that as a documented "known issue", and more important there is a documented resolution to recover from the problem.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2019/02/fix-recent-cf11-2016-updates-causing-failure-cf-odbc-services/">Fix for recent CF11/2016 updates causing failure of CF ODBC services</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://coldfusion.adobe.com">ColdFusion</a>.</p>
Labels: Blog, CF11 Updates, ColdFusion 11, 11, blog, cf11 updates, coldfusion 11

Comments:

Hey <a href="https://coldfusion.adobe.com/profile/Charlie Arehart">Charlie Arehart,</a> Great post!  Do you have any good and safe resources for disabling and or removing the ODBC Agent and Server in an existing CF Installation for those folks who may want to "cut the cord"? Best buddy, Phill
Comment by Phill Nacelli
1812 | February 28, 2019 02:10:25 PM GMT
It looks like the fix just hit the cf update: <a href="https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-2016-update-9.html" rel="nofollow">https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-2016-update-9.html</a> <a href="https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/bugs-fixed-coldfusion-2016-update-9.html#bugsfixed" rel="nofollow">https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/bugs-fixed-coldfusion-2016-update-9.html#bugsfixed</a>
Comment by Phill Nacelli
1813 | February 28, 2019 02:44:45 PM GMT
I just updated to CF 2018 from CF 11 (developer). The ODBC Agent and Server will not start. When I try to start them, I get "The CF 2018 ODBC Agent Service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs." I have a Microsoft Access database with all my data in it but can't access it (in Dreamweaver) because the services won't start. What can I do to get them to start and stay started or is there another or better way to access the data? Brenda
Comment by Brenda Bowling
1814 | February 28, 2019 08:04:06 PM GMT
Hi, Phil. Well, as I noted, one could just stop it and set the service to be disabled. Or one could use windows to remove them if you really wanted to. For CF11: 1. Open the command prompt using Run as Admin. 2. Run these commands: a) sc delete "ColdFusion 11 ODBC Agent" b) sc delete "ColdFusion 11 ODBC Server" There is also the option to delete them using cfml, using cf's admin API. It that interests anyone, see the last several comments (from June 2014 to Dec 2017) here: https://coldfusion.adobe.com/discussion/1505656/
Comment by Charlie Arehart
1817 | March 01, 2019 02:44:02 AM GMT
Phil, I'm not understanding. I pointed out in the post how this was indeed recognized in the "fixed issues" of the latest updates. Or am I misunderstanding you here?
Comment by Charlie Arehart
1816 | March 01, 2019 02:46:45 AM GMT