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ColdFusion Enterprise (2021 Release)

ColdFusion Standard (2021 Release)

API Manager

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API monitoring

API version and lifecycle management

API Access Control

API rate limiting and throttling

API developer portal

SOAP gateway

External storage for session scope

API Caching

Enterprise API management

SOAP to REST translation

Mobile development

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Client-side database integration

CFML-based mobile app development

Device detection

Native device APIs

On—device debugging

Remote inspection

Client-side database access

Custom tag framework

Application Development

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Lightweight installer


Single sign-on 

CF Setup

Full CFSCRIPT support

Command line interface

Member functions

QueryExecute and Elvis operator

Social login support and social plug-in integration

Custom serializer and de-serializer for JSON and XML

Multisite RESTful web services

Object-relational mapping (ORM)

ORM text search

Advanced caching (ehcache)

Ajax UI component

Ajax framework

Image manipulation

RSS and atom feed creation and consumption

ColdFusion components (CFCs)

ZIP and JAR archive file manipulation

Database introspection

Custom server-side chart styles

Server-side charting and graphing

ColdFusion components (CFCs)

XML support

XPath support

Web services (SOAP)



Built-in support for REST

File manipulation

.NET assembly support (DLL)

Restricted functionality

Java, servlet, and EJB connectivity


Virtual file systems (RAM)

Virtual file systems (ZIP, JAR, FTP, SFTP)

Multi-threaded CFML (CFTHREAD) *

Restricted functionality

Database client connection management

Support for additional database types

Database exception handling

Failover support for database

Revamped scheduler engine

Grouping of scheduled tasks

Misfire and exception handling of scheduled tasks

Scheduled task priority

Listeners for scheduled tasks

Cluster support for scheduled tasks

Chaining of scheduled tasks

Application-specific scheduled tasks

Support for closures

CFC auto constructor

CFC method chaining

For-in support for queries and lists

Hotfix installer

Instant notification for updates in ColdFusion Administrator

CFScript support

Flex and Adobe AIR lazy loading

Restricted functionality

Advanced protocol support

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Gateway architecture

Restricted functionality

Data management service

Data services messaging

Enterprise IM gateways (Sametime and XMPP)

Restricted functionality

Asynchronous CFML gateway

Restricted functionality

SMS gateway

Restricted functionality

JMS gateway

Restricted functionality

TCP/IP socket gateway

Restricted functionality

Directory watcher gateway

Restricted functionality

Document services

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PDF digital signatures

PDF archiving

Full PDF DDX support

PDF redaction

PDF sanitization

Exchange comments across files

Standardized PDF metadata

PDF attachments

PDF stamp support

Cluster support for HTML to PDF conversion

Microsoft Office 2010 PowerPoint file generation

PDF file conversion from Microsoft Office 2010 Word and PowerPoint

MS Office 2010 Excel support

Restricted functionality

PDF form processing

Restricted functionality

PDF document manipulation

Restricted functionality

Server-side printing

Restricted functionality

Online presentation generation

Restricted functionality

PDF file generation from HTML

Restricted functionality

Structured reporting

Restricted functionality

Enterprise infrastructure

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64-bit support

Administrative user and role management

Request limit management

Operating system virtualization support**

High-scalability email engine

Web-based multi-instance manager

Web-based cluster manager

JEE package deployment (EAR/WAR)

Multiple server instances

Instance clustering

Enterprise database drivers

ColdFusion archiving and deployment (CAR)


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Cluster support for HTML5 web sockets

Port80 support for HTML5 web sockets

SSLv3 support for HTML web sockets

HTML5 charts

Built-in HTML5 videoplayer

Fall back from HTML5 to Adobe Flash technology and vice versa

Skinning support for HTML5 videoplayer

Support for events and JavaScript interface for HTML5 videoplayer

Geo-location capability with CFMAP

Suport for HTML5 input types

Support for websocket protocol on server

Interface for publish and subscribe using web socket

Restricted functionality

Custom styles for HTML5 charts

Integrated solutions

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Embedded Apache Solr full-text search engine

Support for dynamic custom fields for Solr

Data import handler for Solr

Adobe LiveCycle Data Services ES integration

Eclipse based debugging

Flash remoting

Adobe Dreamweaver and Eclipse extensions

User-defined functions

Microsoft SharePoint web parts

Microsoft SharePoint single sign-on

Java portal integration (JSR-168, JSR-286, WSRP)

Email servers (POP and IMAP)

Support for Microsoft Exchange 2010

Microsoft Exchange server integration

Directory servers (Active Directory and LDAP)

Apache Tomcat integration

Revamped Adobe Flash videoplayer

Bidirectional Java integration

Java classes loaded from custom paths

Java dynamic proxies from CFCs

Ability to invoke CFCs from Java classes

Tight integration with ColdFusion Builder


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Windows NT domain authentication

RSA FIPS 140–compliant strong cryptology

Security sandboxing

Built-in functions to protect against XSS and CSRF

Login mechanism

Security code analyzer

Session cookie management

Performance Monitoring Toolset

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Database Monitor

Automatic Connecter Tuning 

Administrator API

Server Monitor

Compiled application deployment (sourceless)

External Services Monitor


Server monitoring API

* - On Standard Edition, the maximum limit of threads that can be spawned via CFTHREAD is 10. Threads created by CFTHREAD in excess of this are queued.There is no such limit on Enterprise Edition

** - Data can be pushed to no more than five clients on Standard, unlimited on Enterprise

— Restricted features in ColdFusion Standard Edition: Enterprise features run through the Enterprise Feature Router (EFR). These features run in theStandard edition. However, all features running through the EFR are limited to one shared simultaneous request