View PDF document using Coldfusion

I have PDF documents stored on another server,not the coldfusion server but in the same network, which I would like to display.

The path name of the PDF files are stored in a database (e.g. O\:Engineering\TeamName\...\filename.pdf)

How can I view the content of the PDF using coldfusion ?
Errol FarroAsked:
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Mark ElySenior Coldfusion DeveloperCommented:
Use an anchor tag with the href path.


<a href="files/FileNameOfPDF.pdf" target="_blank">Description for your pdf</a>
Pravin AsarPrincipal Systems EngineerCommented:
You may have to map the folder path on the network, under your Web Server (Virtual Folder Mapping).

Before doing this, set read permission on network folder for website anonymous/user access.
Also you will need to configure the virtual folder for  website anonymous/user access).

Not sure what you use as web server hosting OS.

Here is nice article for Windows IIS

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Pravin AsarPrincipal Systems EngineerCommented:
Glad to be of help.
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