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Reserved folder name "connector"

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Status/Resolution/Reason: To Fix//HaveNewInfo

Reporter/Name(from Bugbase): Nik Y. / ()

Created: 04/24/2019

Components: connector, Installation/Config

Versions: 2018

Failure Type: Usability Issue

Found In Build/Fixed In Build: Latest release /

Priority/Frequency: Normal / All users will encounter

Locale/System: English / Win 2016

Vote Count: 0

Problem Description: Any folder named "connector" will not properly function in an IIS/ColdFusion 2018 configuration - CFC files do not work.

Steps to Reproduce: Create a folder called "connector" in the website hierarchy, use .cfc files within the folder.
Actual Result: Blank screen. Nothing is executed.

Expected Result:

Any Workarounds: Per support:
Step 1: Navigate to  \ColdFusion2018\cfusion\wwwroot\WEB-INF\web.xml file and take a back up of the xml file. 

Remove the following entry

        <display-name>Serves Connector Metrics</display-name>



Step 2:  Navigate to "C:\ColdFusion2018\config\wsconfig\1" folder, and open file and remove the below entry:

   /connector = cfusion

Step 3: Navigate to "C:\ColdFusion2018\config\wsconfig\1" folder and change the heartbeat_interval to 0 in


Restart both ColdFusion and IIS and check if it helps.