I've never had problems running Spectra on Win2k, but of course, I could have been lucky. Is your adv. sec. system still using Access or have you upsized the policy db to an enterprise db? ======================================================================= Raymond Camden, Principal Spectra Compliance Engineer for Allaire Email : jedimaster at allaire.com ICQ UIN : 3679482 "My ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is." - Yoda > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Michael Buffington > Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 12:03 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: [thelist] Spectra on W2K > > > Does anyone (Ray?) have any experience installing Allaire's Spectra 1.0.1 > eval on Windows 2000 (pro or adv). > > I've tried installing it on 3 different computers, with a whole array of > differences, but the things in common between them are W2K, CF 4.5.1 sp2, > and advanced security enabled. > > On all three comps the package is installing fine, but when it comes to > running the webtop, it get's messy. > > The most common errors I'm getting have to do with the advanced security > (which is installed and enabled). I've deleted and recreated the sc1 > security contexts as Allaire suggests, completely uninstalled and > reinstalled CF and Spectra. I've made sure that no remenants of Spectra > exist in the registry. In step 4 (the security test) the CFAUTHENTICATE > tag either has a problem, or the security test simply reports > that Advanced > security should be enabled. > > On a 4th computer I've tried installing the single user version, and the > first step within the webtop I get an error (cannot connect to datasource > cfaobjects, which is properly registered in my cfadmin, although > it does not > verify). I've messed with the Sybase (forget the name, reminds me of > Enterprise Manager for SQL) and I cannot connect to cfaobjects (don't know > the password). > > I'm considering trying to put it on a NT 4.0 box as soon as I'm > done writing > this so that I can get rolling with Spectra. > > I'm an advocate (perhaps fanatic) of ColdFusion and Allaire, but > it seems to > me that a steeply priced product such as Spectra should be a little more > robust in it's install. > > > Michael Buffington > mike at price.com > (714) 556-3890 x222 > http://www.price.com > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !