[thelist] Spectra on W2K

Raymond Camden rcamden at allaire.com
Tue Jan 16 12:37:37 CST 2001

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

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> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Michael Buffington
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> 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
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