The installation guide assumes you have an operational ColdFusion or CFML engine set up and raring to go.
We support the following CFML engines, and any OS that they run on (Linux/Windows/OSX):
- Adobe ColdFusion 9+
- Railo 4+ (including Railo Express)
Database support is currently available for:
- MSSQL 2005+
- mySQL 5+
- H2 embedded (with mySQL emulation); this is the flat file database that ships with Railo
You will need to set up a blank database and a datasource for your installation before before you begin.
Make sure you have set
Allow multiple statements to true.
Download the community installer from here:
Unzip the installer into a folder called
./farcry under the webroot of your CFML installation. Then link to
STEP 1 Select a Skeleton
Installer scans the
./farcry/projects for projects to install. The
./farcry/plugins folder needs to have a copy of the plugins any particular
skeleton might require. A skeleton is just a project that has been exported, and includes sample data.
STEP 2: Set up the project
A quick flight check to make sure everything is good to go. Defaults to the settings in the
skeleton but the installer can nominate their own settings. Note the installer needs a blank database and datasource set up to proceed.
STEP 3: Run the installer
Final check before the installer runs. This step should show all changes the installer can expect on their system.
STEP 4: Install and confirm
Progress is reported via AJAX updates. If successful you can go straight to the webtop or web site. The sysadmin username/password will be shown.