What is CFID and Cftoken in ColdFusion?
To use client and session variables, ColdFusion must be able to identify the client. It normally does so by setting the following two cookie values on the client’s system: CFID: A sequential client identifier. CFToken: A random-number client security token.
Is there a free version of ColdFusion?
Adobe ColdFusion Developer Edition This free, fully functional version of ColdFusion is for the local host development of applications that will be deployed on either standard or enterprise servers — and that can be simultaneously accessed from only two remote IP addresses.
How do I set a session in ColdFusion?
Selecting and enabling session variables in ColdFusion Administrator
- Select to use ColdFusion session management (the default) or J2EE session management.
- Change the default session time-out. Application code can override this value.
- Specify a maximum session time-out.
How do I know what version of ColdFusion I have?
Open the ColdFusion Administrator. Log in. Select the “I” button for System Information in the top right corner of the Administrator. View the field labeled Version.
Does ColdFusion use Tomcat?
ColdFusion uses Tomcat as application server and uses AJP connector to allow web servers, such as, IIS and Apache to use AJP Protocol connector for communication.
How to enable cftoken in ColdFusion?
For ColdFusion sessions, there are two tokens CFID and CFTOKEN. CFTOKEN is randominzed in ColdFusion 10 by default. Remember the option “Use UUID for cftoken” on CF Administrator -> Settings. This is by default checked now. Cookies are by default not so secure.
How secure are cookies in ColdFusion 10?
For ColdFusion sessions, there are two tokens CFID and CFTOKEN. CFTOKEN is randominzed in ColdFusion 10 by default. Remember the option “Use UUID for cftoken” on CF Administrator -> Settings. This is by default checked now. Cookies are by default not so secure. They are vulnerable for various reasons.
How do I generate a more complex cftoken identifier?
However, in the ColdFusion Administrator, you can enable the Settings page to produce a more complex CFToken identifier. If you enable the Use UUID for cftoken option, ColdFusion creates the CFToken value by prepending a 16-digit random hexadecimal number to a ColdFusion UUID.
What is a cftoken number?
This CFToken format provides a unique, secure identifier for users under most circumstances. (In ColdFusion, the method for generating this number uses a cryptographic-strength random number generator that is seeded only when the server starts.)