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Other Issues

The following sections provide additional best practice information for all ColdFusion environments. The previous sections describe configuration issues specific to shared and hosted environments. The security issues in the following section also affect dedicated environments. These issues are not specific to any operating system platform or web server configuration.

Running ColdFusion as a User

ColdFusion services run as the privileged local system account user by default on Windows systems. This may provide a higher level of access to system resources than security policies permit. Administrators may need to change the user account for the ColdFusion services. The ColdFusion installer requests a user account for ColdFusion on Unix-based systems, so this is rarely a problem. To run ColdFusion as a specific user account, first create the user account (adding it to the appropriate groups). Apply the following permissions for the ColdFusion user account:


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