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bennewton

Community Member, 2 Posts

13 April 2012 at 5:30am

Edited: 13/04/2012 10:30am

I have just moved a silverstripe install to a new joyent smartos server. Not being familiar with Linux, this was still relatively easy.

I am new to silverstripe as well, but the team here has developed on it for years.

I have the site up and running on the new server, but have not pointed the domain to it until we can thoroughly test it. So I am accessing it from it's ip address. The site displays fine and the sub pages work as well. When I navigate to the '/admin' page, I see a silverstripe page that states the page cannot be found (not an Apache 404). I copied over the .htaccess and the _config.php from the old server, so there should be no issues.

I have done a /dev/build with no errors and I can log in through the security page, but I just cannot get the /admin to come up. I am lost after spending the whole morning surfing google to find the answer. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

UPDATE:: I installed a fresh version of silverstripe into a subdirectory on the same server. Works perfectly, so that rules out any PHP issues.

I have also tried /index.php/admin with no luck.

Thanks,

Ben

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

13 April 2012 at 6:53pm

What is the content of your .htaccess file? It's not pointing to an old RewriteBase location perhaps?

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bennewton

Community Member, 2 Posts

14 April 2012 at 12:59am

RewriteBase points to /. Here is the full file contents:

### SILVERSTRIPE START ###
<Files *.ss>
   Order deny,allow
   Deny from all
   Allow from 127.0.0.1
</Files>

<Files web.config>
   Order deny,allow
   Deny from all
</Files>

ErrorDocument 404 /assets/error-404.html
ErrorDocument 500 /assets/error-500.html

<IfModule mod_alias.c>
   RedirectMatch 403 /silverstripe-cache(/|$)
</IfModule>

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
   SetEnv HTTP_MOD_REWRITE On
   RewriteEngine On
   RewriteBase /

   RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^(.*)$
   RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
   RewriteRule .* sapphire/main.php?url=%1&%{QUERY_STRING} [L]
</IfModule>
### SILVERSTRIPE END ###