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Adobe ColdFusion 8 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Installing the OWS Files

The default location for ColdFusion databases is the ColdFusion database folder (the db folder under the ColdFusion root; on Windows machines, this will usually be C:\coldfusion8\db). The owsdata.zip file contains a folder named ows, which you should save in the database folder.

Install the ows.zip contents under the Web server root. If you are using ColdFusion in stand-alone mode (on Windows) using installation defaults, then the Web root will be:

c:\coldfusion8\wwwroot

If you are using Microsoft IIS, the Web root will likely be:

c:\inetpub\wwwroot

To install the OWS files, do the following:

1.
Create a directory named ows beneath the Web server root.
2.
Copy the images directory into the just-created ows directory. ...

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