Error establishing socket. port out of range:65536

When setting up any ColdFusion MX datasource, there is a upper limit of 65535 for the port. If you enter a port greater than this value then the datasource verification will print an error message such as:

Connection verification failed for data source: myDatasource
[]java.sql.SQLException: [Macromedia][SQLServer JDBC Driver]Error establishing socket. port out of range:65536 The root cause was that: java.sql.SQLException: [Macromedia][SQLServer JDBC Driver]Error establishing socket. port out of range:65536

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CFMX Hotfix Enables Verity Support on All Linux Versions

Macromedia has created a hot fix for Verity to support additional versions of Linux. All versions of Linux supported by ColdFusion MX 6.1 will now support Verity text indexing and searching.


Verity is now supported on Red Hat 7.2, 7.3, 8, 9, RHEL AS and ES 2.1/3.0, and Suse 7.2, 7.3, 8.


See Technote 19339 to get the hotfix.

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