First up thank you very much for your time to assist. I have now tried placing the .jar in various lib folder unfortunately with no luck so far. I believe we are loading them as regular .jars; I think.
To be a little more specific when our .jar is placed into “WEB-INF/lib” the error thrown is:
“Could not initialize class org.tempuri.BasicHttpBinding_DSServicesStub”.
When I move the .jar to “tomcat/lib” the error is:
Any other insights or better yet is there a change to the process outlined in mark drew article that I linked in my first post for Lucee5?
thanks again for any input.