Solved

Get the current working directory

Posted on 2004-09-09
9
913 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-20
Hi,

How do i get the current working directory programmatically in coldfusion.

Actually , i have mapped a path using CFIDE such as C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\cfsamples

but how do i access that path in my code ? Urgent please help.


Thanx in advance

AWSNS.
0
Comment
Question by:awsns
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
9 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:kkhipple
ID: 12021592
have u had a look at
Performing file operations with cfftp
http://livedocs.macromedia.com/coldfusion/6/Developing_ColdFusion_MX_Applications_with_CFML/remoteServers6.htm

<!--- Get the current directory name. --->
<cfftp connection=Myftp
  action="GetCurrentDir"
  stoponerror="Yes">
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:pinaldave
ID: 12021834
Hi awsns,
http://livedocs.macromedia.com/coldfusion/6.1/htmldocs/tags-pt9.htm#wp2459859
File management tools are listed there.

Regards,
---Pinal
0
 

Author Comment

by:awsns
ID: 12021836
what do i give for the connection attribute
it is throwing an error for whatever i give

0
DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:pinaldave
ID: 12021897
Hi awsns,
<cfftp connection="Myftp"
  action="GetCurrentDir"
  stoponerror="Yes">

I think the double quotes are missing.
Regards,
---Pinal
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Tacobell777 earned 38 total points
ID: 12023483
// Get root to this directory
request.pathRoot = getDirectoryFromPath(getCurrentTemplatePath());
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:jyokum
jyokum earned 37 total points
ID: 12023601
if you want the directory of the template being executed.
<cfset currentDir=expandPath(".")>
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:nathans
ID: 12103699
Are you still needing help with this?  

Are you wanting the use CFFTP?  I would guess not?

Maybe I can help you if not...
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Meet the world's only “Transparent Cloud™” from Superb Internet Corporation. Now, you can experience firsthand a cloud platform that consistently outperforms Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM’s Softlayer, and Microsoft’s Azure when it comes to CPU and …
This guide will walk you through the essential considerations and tech stack for building scalable websites. Know how to grow your business the smart way!
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to exclude a particular blog category from the main blog page. This is can be used when a category already has its own tab, or you simply want certain types of posts not to show up on the main blog. …
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to set up basic WordPress SEO. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. The plugin used will be WordPress SEO by Yoast. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: myw…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question