cfobject

Creates a CFML object, of a specified type.

The tag syntax depends on the object type. Some types use the
type attribute; others do not.

 <cfobject name="">

 cfobject(name="");

Attribute Reference for the cfobject tag

type

Required: No
The object type. You can omit this attribute or specify component. ColdFusion automatically sets the type to component. Values:
  • com
  • component
  • corba
  • java
  • dotnet
  • webservice

action

Required: No
* create: instantiates a COM object (typically, a DLL) before invoking methods or properties.
* connect: ionnects to a COM object (typically, an EXE) running on server. Values:
  • create
  • connect

class

Required: No
Component ProgID for the object to invoke. When using Java stubs to connect to the COM object, the class must be the ProgID of the COM object.

name

Required: Yes
name for the instantiated component.

context

Required: No
* inproc
* local
* remote

In Windows, if not specified, uses Registry setting. Values:
  • inproc
  • local
  • remote
  • ior
  • nameservice

server

Required: No
Server name, using Universal Naming Convention (UNC) or Domain Name Serve (DNS) convention, in one of these forms:

* \\lanserver
* lanserver
* http://www.servername.com
* www.servername.com
* 127.0.0.1

component

Required: No
Name of component to instantiate.

locale

Required: No
Sets arguments for a call to init_orb. Use this attribute only for VisiBroker ORBs. It is available on C++, Version 3.2. The value must be in the form:
locale = " -ORBagentAddr 199.99.129.33 -ORBagentPort 19000"

Each type-value pair must start with a hyphen.

webservice

Required: No
One of the following:

* The absolute URL of the web service.
* The name (string) assigned in the ColdFusion Administrator to the web service.

password

Required: No
The password to use to access the web service. If the webservice attribute specifies a web service name configured in the ColdFusion Administrator, overrides any password specified in the Administrator entry.

secure

Required: No
Default: NO
Whether to secure communications with the .NET-side agent. If true, ColdFusion uses SSL to communicate with .NET.

protocol

Required: No
Default: tcp
Protocol to use to use for communication between ColdFusion and .NET. Must be one of the following values:
* http: Use HTTP/SOAP communication protocol. This option is slower than tcp, but might be required for access through a firewall.
* tcp: Use binary TCP/IP protocol. This method is more efficient than HTTP. Values:
  • tcp
  • http

proxyserver

Required: No
The proxy server required to access the web service URL.

refreshwsdl

Required: No
Default: NO
* yes: reloads the WSDL file and regenerates the artifacts used to consume the web service
* no

wsportname

Required: No
The port name for the web service. This value is case-sensitive and corresponds to the port element's name attribute under the service element.

wsdl2javaargs

Required: No
A string that contains a space-delimited list of arguments to pass to the WSDL2Java tool that generates Java stubs for the web services.

proxyport

Required: No
The port to use on the proxy server.

port

Required: No
Port number at which the .NET-side agent is listening.

proxypassword

Required: No
The user's password on the proxy server.

assembly

Required: No
For local .NET assemblies, the absolute path or paths to the assembly or assemblies (EXE or DLL files) from which to access the .NET class and its supporting classes.
For remote .NET assemblies, you must specify the absolute path or paths of the local proxy JAR file or files that represent the assemblies.

username

Required: No
The user name to use to access the web service. If the webservice attribute specifies a web service configured name in the ColdFusion Administrator, overrides any user name specified in the Administrator entry.

proxyuser

Required: No
The user ID to send to the proxy server.


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