Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

How do I decrypt coldfusion 8 .cfm files

Posted on 2010-08-23
3
Medium Priority
?
1,821 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have a content mgmt system that I am self-hosting, and I need to change a SQL query.  The query is located in a script file that has been encrypted.  The file starts with "Allaire Cold Fusion Template" I'm running Cold Fusion 8.  I looked up some previous answers that directed me to the cfdecrypt program, but that seemed to stop at coldfusion 6.
Thanks for your help.
0
Comment
Question by:kimberlys777
[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
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:_agx_
ID: 33513783
Is this is something you wrote yourself (ie have authorization to decrypt)?
0
 

Author Comment

by:kimberlys777
ID: 33517635
It's part of a content management system that I purchased, and I self-host.  I'm trying to write a query, but the file that holds the function that runs the query is encrypted.
0
 
LVL 52

Accepted Solution

by:
_agx_ earned 2000 total points
ID: 33521798
Well .. you may want to check your CMS license first. The fact that the templates are encrypted, strongly suggests the author(s) don't want the source code made available to anyone. Even those who have purchased the system.  (It's not that uncommon) So it's possible that decrypting would violate the license/terms and conditions. But only you know for sure.

If you DO have authorization to decrypt the files, this thread suggests the AB Positive tag in the old CF exchange might work.  I've not used it myself.
http://www.mail-archive.com/cf-talk@houseoffusion.com/msg294367.html
http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=1&loc=en_us
0

Featured Post

Fill in the form and get your FREE NFR key NOW!

Veeam® is happy to provide a FREE NFR server license to certified engineers, trainers, and bloggers.  It allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. This license is valid for five workstations and two servers.

Question has a verified solution.

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

When deciding to adopt any help desk solutions many factors should be explored before taking decisions. This will change from business to another but in general there are some kind of rule of thumb. Here are some quick tips: Do we need only ticket…
Objective of This Article In 1990’s, when I was a budding software professional, I had a lot of confusion about which stream or technology, I had to choose to build my career. In those days, I had lot of confusion like whether to choose System so…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to Import and export files in WordPress. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: mywebsite.com/wp-login.php : Click on Too…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to integrate Mailchimp with Facebook. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Mailchimp and Facebook will be used. Log into your Mailchimp account. : Click on your name. Go to Account Setti…
Suggested Courses

660 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