Insert a Pause between processes
There have been times that I've needed to pause a step in my Coldfusion application. Maybe, I need to send out an email with an attachment. I've found that sometimes the process for building the attachment file did not complete, and the email was blank. Does seem odd, but it has happened.
You could have your application set off a schedule of the next processes with cfschedule, or just pause the application for a certain amount of time to give all the prior processes to complete.
basically, I would place the following snippet of code between the processes:
// copy file to another server for backup
<cffile action = "copy"
source = "D:\inetpub\domains\www\attachments\#trim(filename)#"
// have the thread pause for 100 miliseconds for the copy to complete
thread = CreateObject("java", "java.lang.Thread");
// Send out email with attachment
<b>This is an automatic email.</b>
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