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In this article, I'll show you how to set up a ColdFusion 5 server and a Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 that will execute a DTS package through the ColdFusion server. The main objective is to create a DTS package that will result in file output that will be delivered to a network UNC path or mapped drive using a set of stored procedures executed by ColdFusion. The configuration for this setup will also allow a ColdFusion server to properly propagate user rights across networked servers and domains for using shared access. If you're new to DTS packages, I'll introduce them later. Using DTS packages helps leverage the power of SQL Server performing many easy tasks without having to do any ColdFusion coding. For example, you can have a DTS package query a bunch of tables and output the results to a Microsoft Access database, an Excel file, or simply place the information in ... (more)

ColdFusion and SQL Server Permission Integration, Part 2

This article is a continuation of the how-to guide (Part 1 ran last month) for setting up a ColdFusion 5 server and a Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 to execute a DTS package through the ColdFusion server. The main objective of the guide is to create a DTS package that will result in file output that will be delivered to a network UNC path or mapped drive using a set of stored procedures executed by ColdFusion. The configuration for this setup will also allow a ColdFusion server to properly propagate user rights across networked servers and domains for using shared access. Although this... (more)