CF 9 Site - turn off "Enable Robust Exception"
Posted on 2013-02-05
I maintain a CF9 Site on Windows 2008. I am not the one who wrote the site though I am a programmer.
The site was recently hacked and I posted here on EE to get help in locking it down.
One thing I found online was to disable "Enable Robust Exception". I went into CF admin and unclicked the box, but when I submit the changes, the box automatically is checked again.
I thought possibly the two boxes below it also needed to be uncheck (Enable Ajax Log Window and Enable Request Debugging output), so I tried unchecking those as well. But they all come back checked when I submit changes.
Then I found a suggestion online to put this at the top of my Application.cfc file
<cfset this.enablerobustexception = false />
I tried that and restarted the CF Application service but I still can't uncheck the "Enable Robust Exception" checkbox.
Any ideas or suggestions as to what is stopping me from un-checking it?