I'm just getting started with Flex Build and ColdFusion and
have hit a major roadblock. I've viewed the video by Ben Forta that
shows how to create a Flex Builder application with ColdFusion (
a ColdFusion Powered Application) and followed along with the
demo application. My problem is that after the app is compiled and
opened in my browser it will not connect with the ColdFusion
server. All I get is the following error message.
I have Flex Builder 3, ColdFusion 8, Apache, and Tomcat
installed on a Windows XP machine. I've have tried the advice of
many google links including
one which seemed very promising except that it is based on IIS.
Surely other people have had problems with FB and ColdFusion
acting up in this same manner. I would really appreciate any
I am not sure, but have you read the user comments for Ben
Forta's link you posted? I read this comment:
"In Flex Builder, look under Window -> Preferences and
select the Adobe tab. Click RDS configuration and select localhost.
The default option is assuming that Coldfusion is running on the
built in webserver (on port 8500.) Modify this to port 80 (or
whatever port your webserver is listening on) and save your
And if port 80 isn't open, then I would think you would fail