> This may be as simple as a configuration change, but hoping someone
> this behavior and can offer suggestions (or at least additional questions
> ask to better isolate the source of the problem)...
> ColdfusionMX7 is running on a Linux box (Suse Enterprise 9 to be
> It also shares the server with Apache. This is our primary/public CF
> We have a second server (running Windows Server (2003, I believe) that
> another copy of ColdFusion, Access and MySQL. Our Primary CF server has a
> MySQL datasource which points to this server. Some CF apps on the primary
> server also rely on output from CF apps on this server.
> The problem occurs when the Windows server becomes "unavailable". It may
> because the disk runs out of space (so apps stop responding), the server
> hangs or crashes... Basically anything that causes it to freeze or
> stop responding.
> This causes Coldfusion on the primary server to follow suit -- it will
> freeze itself and stay frozen until there is human intervention. Even if
> Windows server is corrected (fixed/rebooted/whatever), the primary CF
> will stay frozen until it is manually restarted.
> Obviously I would expect the application to be robust enough to handle
> failures of that nature, and have the ability to recover (or fail even
> non-gracefully) from those conditions, but that's not what we're
> (we saw the same behavior on CF 5 as well).
> Are we doing something wrong that sounds familiar to someone, or is there
> configuration that may make sense on the surface that we don't recognize
> Even though we're working to stabilize the Windows server, we stil feel
> important to make sure that our primary CF server doesn't just choke the
> out of everyone's data for all eternity when it gets upset. :-)
> Help, insight, questions most appreciated.