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I am running into a problem displaying a graph on a SSL web site when using <cfgraph> tag.

When my user goes to a template on my SSL web site, and it needs to display a graph, the browser warns the user that the page is displaying both secure and non-secure items.  I need this to be all SSL encrypted!  I am running 2 IIS 5.0 sites on a windows 2000 server, running ColdFusion MX, and using an IIS SSL cert @ 128 bit.  When I setup the SSL site, I ran the batch files that remote and then re-create the IIS connectors, so both sites serve CF pages just fine, but my graphs are not encrypted, help! :)
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Seth_BienekCommented:
Hello,

<cfgraph> references files that reside in the /cfide folder, so you will need to create a virtual directory on your secure site that points to the CFIDE folder.

Regards,

Seth
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mrichmonCommented:
You can save the graph/chart to a file first that is in the secure location (instead of cfide) and then display that.

This will prevent the warning.
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mrichmonCommented:
PS you should use cfchart and not cfgraph on MX
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mrichmonCommented:
Example saving to a file in secure location:

<cfchart
      chartheight="600"
      chartwidth="750"
      yaxistitle="Reservation Count"
      format="jpg"
      scalefrom="0"
      scaleto="300"
      gridlines="13"
      name="output_graph">

chart contents go here
</cfchart>

<cffile
      action="write"
      charset="ISO-8859-1"
      file="#ExpandPath('/graphs/MyGraph.jpg')#"
      output="#output_graph#"
      addnewline="yes">

<cfoutput><img src="/graphs/MyGraph.jpg" height="600" width="750"></cfoutput>
<!--- The above line actually displays the chart --->

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JUSTICEAuthor Commented:
sweeet, I didnt click that I could save the chart output as a variable. :)  From the looks of it I could output a .swf too for flash formatted charts, yes?

As far as multiple charts, I could possibly write some kind of loop to increment names, some of my templates present 10 or more charts....

(I do use cfchart, sorry, I still remember cfgraph from 2 versions ago, hehe)

I guess my other question is, can I possibly tell the cfchart tag to output in a different root folder or something, this solution would be a pain in the rear for the tons of charts I have to make! :)
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mrichmonCommented:
yep - you can specify whatever folder you want in the cffile portion - and you can dynamically make the names
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