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Coldfusion connection with xampp2

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Last Modified: 2015-03-07
Servers are not my strong point - and I might be trying to do the impossible. To know that would be very helpful !

Set up :

Windows 7 PC, 64 bit
Dreamweaver CC
Coldfusion Development server. (localhost:8500 url address)
XAMPP/Apache Server. (localhost url address )

Both  Apache and Coldfusion are set up within Dreamweaver and I have applications running on each, independently.

My objective is to create a link/handshake  from an application running on Coldfusion to a module (written in Python) which is running as a XX.cgi page on the Apache Server. The XX.cgi module would deliver the output to the application user in those occasions when it is called - no reverse link/handshake from Apache to Coldfusion required.

Backing up for a moment -  The application is 80% coldfusion - but I would like to 'subcontract' some parts to Python - which I think coldfusion finds hard to handle .  That's the concept - and I'm not sure of the feasibility .

I have tried the following example to test:

1..  Created a page XXX.html on the coldfusion server (localhost:8500/)
2..  Created a page YYY.html on the apache server.(localhost)
3... XXX.html has a link to YYY.html on the apache server. The link is href="../../../localhost/htdocs/PizzaKitchen/YYY.html"
4..  On clicking the link I arrive at localhost:8500/localhost/htdocs/PizzaKitchen/YYY.html  ----- with an error message as per attached image

Must have missed something or am trying to do the impossible.

Thanks for any input
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