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Anybody running ColdFusion 2016 and MySQL 5.6?

New Here ,
Oct 30, 2017 Oct 30, 2017

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The Platform Support Doc says MySQL 5.7. I'm not sure what that means. So, I'll try a different approach.

Is anybody successfully running ColdFusion 2016 and MySQL 5.6?

Thanks,

Mike Oatsvall

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Oct 30, 2017 Oct 30, 2017

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It means exactly what it says on the tin: ColdFusion 2016 supports MySQL 5.7. But I can assure you I have been running ColdFusion 2016 together with MySQL 5.6.10 successfully for several years now.

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Oct 31, 2017 Oct 31, 2017

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ColdFusion 2016 works just fine with MySQL 5.6. You will need to supply your own connectors from MySQL (MySQL :: MySQL Connectors ).  Download the "JDBC Driver for MySQL" and copy the .jar file into the ../lib folder. If you are running Standard edition the path is ./ColdFusion2016/cfusion/lib/ for most installations. For Enterprise version especially if you have multiple instances each instance that access MySQL will need the connector. The path would be ./ColdFusion2016/[instance name]/lib/.

Regards,

Wil

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