Coldfusion 2016 Update 5 32 Bit JRE Update

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Oct 02, 2017 Oct 02, 2017

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hello all

i might not be the dumbest of system admins here, but i feel utterly left alone on the CF 2016 update 5 page:

ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 5

in there, it says JRE needs to be updated.  so far, so ok.  it say 'for 32 bit coldfusion, use 32 bit jre'.  i can also understand that.

on this page: How to change/upgrade JDK version of ColdFusion server | Adobe ColdFusion Blog , i found on how to do that.  there is a download page linking there for downloading JRE: Java SE - Downloads | Oracle Technology Network | Oracle .  if i choose SE 8 Server JRE, i get here: Server JRE (Java SE Runtime Environment) 8 Downloads

problem: i run coldfusion in 32 bit mode due to some older cfx tags which we still need.  on the page above, there is no 32 bit version of JRE...

what am i supposed to do?

thanks for any help and insights.

lukas

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You should install the Java 8 JDK (x86 is the 32-bit version). Then follow the procedure to configure ColdFusion with an external JDK. Restart ColdFusion. ColdFusion will then use the JRE within that JDK.

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You should install the Java 8 JDK (x86 is the 32-bit version). Then follow the procedure to configure ColdFusion with an external JDK. Restart ColdFusion. ColdFusion will then use the JRE within that JDK.

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thanks for your help...   it worked...  it just would be great if info like this would be in the initial release notes...

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