I have also tried to install the DMS module into my companies website for some basic document management and I have the same problem,
I have copied the folder into the home directory, renamed it to "dms", emptied the cache and rebuilt the database but I can't access the backed, I too get the same problem "internal server error", is there something that I am missing?
Please read the FAQ before posting. A 500 internal server error is a generic error, check your error logs for the actual error message or turn on dev mode. One thing I would check from experience is make sure the dms-assets folder (where DMS assets are stored) is writable by the web server.
Hi, I was having the exact same headache for the better part of a week, but solved it for myself. One of the requirements for the DMS module to work is to also install the 'Grid Field Extensions' module:
This news is unfortunately very difficult to find as it makes no mention of this in the readme file, or anywhere on Github from what I can see. It only mentions: "PHP 5.3 with the "fileinfo" module (or alternatively the "whereis" and "file" Unix commands)"
I just happened to come across the other requirement at the very bottom of:
I hope this works for you. Poor documentation and unhelpful responses make learning SilverStripe needlessly difficult.