FYI, this blog post has indicated the same problem same time last year. I am wondering if there is a safer way to use ColdFusion CFFILE to upload files to accept = “image/*, application/-powerpoint, application/-excel. Use CFFILE with the Upload action to upload a file specified in a form field to a Note, The MODE attribute applies to ColdFusion on Solaris and HP-UX, only. more MIME types, each separated by comma, of the file types you want to accept.

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Thanks, I am trying this and it seems like it is partially working. Each value must be specified explicitly.

Specify the structure name in the attributeCollection attribute and use the tag’s attribute names as structure keys. Do not use pound signs to specify the field name. Cfifle attributes must be specified explicitly. A trailing slash must be included in the target directory.

They are set to the results of the most recent cffile operation. The result attribute allows functions or CFCs that get called from multiple pages at the same time to avoid overwriting the results of one call with another.


cffile action = “upload”

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read codfusion understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. If not an absolute path starting with a drive letter and a colon, or a forward or backward slashit is relative to the ColdFusion temporary directory, which is returned by the GetTempDirectory function.

After a file upload is completed, you can retrieve status information using file upload parameters. File status parameters are read-only. Status parameters can be used anywhere other ColdFusion parameters can be used. Although the file prefix is still supported, it has been deprecated in favor of the cffile prefix.

What is the best way to do this?

Limit the file types accepted. Name of the file uupload from the client’s system. Overwrite Replaces an existing file, if it has the same name as the cffile destination.

Assigned to owner, group, and other, respectively.

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On UNIX systems should also restrict access to the uploaded file by specifying the mode attribute, preferably so that only the ColdFusion process can read or write to the file. They are set to the results of the most recent cffile operation.


The status information includes data about the file, such as the file’s name and the directory where it was saved. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

Status parameters can be used anywhere that other ColdFusion parameters can be used. If you do not specify a value for this attribute, cffile uses the prefix cffile. File status parameters are read-only. Skip Neither saves the file nor throws an error. When the file has passed all the checks, move it to the proper location using a system generated file name.

Invalid file type 3. One attribute Windows or a comma-delimited list of attributes other platforms to set on the file. A file upload error happens due to the following reasons:. Extension of the uploaded file on the server without a period.

If the destination you specify does not exist, ColdFusion creates a file with the specified destination name. Indicates Yes or No whether or not the file already existed with the same path.