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ColdFusion (2018 release) imports environment vars into the server scope

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Mar 04, 2020

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Thanks to Charlie's blog and Pete's tweet, we have another hidden gem in ColdFusion (2018 release). 

ColdFusion (2018 release) imports environment variables into the server scope.

For instance,

<cfscript>
    writeDump(server.system.environment)
</cfscript>

The snippet above returns a struct that contains environment variables.

ColdFusion (2018 release) also imports Java system properties.

For instance,

<cfscript>
    writeDump(server.system.properties)
</cfscript>

The snippet above returns a struct that contains Java system properties.

Pete has also documented these scopes in the cfdocs site.

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ColdFusion (2018 release) imports environment vars into the server scope

Adobe Employee ,
Mar 04, 2020

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Thanks to Charlie's blog and Pete's tweet, we have another hidden gem in ColdFusion (2018 release). 

ColdFusion (2018 release) imports environment variables into the server scope.

For instance,

<cfscript>
    writeDump(server.system.environment)
</cfscript>

The snippet above returns a struct that contains environment variables.

ColdFusion (2018 release) also imports Java system properties.

For instance,

<cfscript>
    writeDump(server.system.properties)
</cfscript>

The snippet above returns a struct that contains Java system properties.

Pete has also documented these scopes in the cfdocs site.

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