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cmsworkflow installing problem with 2.4.7


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15 March 2012 at 1:55am Community Member, 10 Posts


I'm stuck installing the cmsworkflow module for silverstripe.
I downloaded the latest version of:
- SilverStripe >> SilverStripe-v2.4.7.tar.gz
- CMSWorkflow >>
- legacydatetimefields >>

I put the two modules directly into silverstripe root folder and renamed it to cmsworkflow and legacydatetimefields.

Installed worked with /dev/build but I can't see the menu button "Roles" in the admin frontend. So I'm doubt cmsworkflow is installed correctly.

Is cmsworkflow compatible with 2.4.7? Someone else having the same problem or could give me advice how to get it running correctly?

TIA Bundschuh


15 March 2012 at 10:49pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

Roles are under the Security tab. You need to configure cmsworkflow to your needs (2 step or 3 step) I believe before you will see any obvious changes.


16 March 2012 at 10:23pm Community Member, 10 Posts

Hello Willr,

thanks for your reply. Since I was pressed for time to get an approval workflow up and running, I decided to switch to the module 'advanced workflow'.
Maybe I was so confused by not seeing the menu point "Roles" that I assumed the module is not up to date. :)

Nevertheless, Advance Workflow works fine for me. I will stay on this one.



16 March 2012 at 10:26pm Community Member, 10 Posts

Found this relating thread by the way.

The documetation seems to be "littlebit" out of date for over two years now. :)

Cheers Bundschuh


1 July 2013 at 11:58pm Community Member, 2 Posts

How do I install a module on SilverStripe?