Retrieves files from the symbolic link folder
I have a folder (
http://myserver/originalfolder/test.jpg) containing images hosted on a server running Suse 11.1. I also have a symbolic link to that folder in my coldfusion instance (
http://myserver/cfusion/myinstance/shortcutfolder), running on JBoss, pointing to the original folder.
When I check if a file exists by typing url
http://myserver/cfusion/myinstance/shortcutfolder/test.jpg in my browser, I get a 404 error. However, when I tried the same process with .cfm files, it worked fine. It seems that there is some kind of filter somewhere.
Is there any way to retrieve non-.cfm via symbolic link in my ColdFusion app?
Adding shortcut folders in the top-level directory of the Default Web Site in IIS is not supported, so you need to add a virtual directory to the Default Web Site to point to the folder that you want. See also http://support.microsoft.com/kb/172138