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Installed SS 2.4.0, getting blank Admin page


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Ryan M.

11 June 2010 at 12:31pm Community Member, 309 Posts

Installed SS 2.4.0 on MAMP locally, everything works fine except the admin area. Getting the white page of death when I try to access /admin.

Apache error logs show:

[Thu Jun 10 14:20:28 2010] [error] [client] File does not exist: /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/admin


16 June 2010 at 8:53am Community Member, 102 Posts

If SilverStripe is installed in the root web folder, then instead of...




If /index.php/admin works, then you need to set up URL rewrites before /admin will work. However, if you're just working on your local machine, why bother? It's only worth the effort of setting up URL rewrites on live sites, or for testing I suppose.