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File upload error

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Community Member, 5 Posts

14 March 2014 at 3:50pm

When I try to upload a picture in the "Files" Section on the admin section I get an error (little black on screen box: "Internal Server Error"). When I check my logs I find the following line:

[Fri Mar 14 14:40:35 2014] [warn] [client] mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Fatal error:  Call to a member function getFilename() on a non-object in /var/www/clients/client1234/web5678/web/framework/forms/UploadField.php on line 1279, referer:

Did anyone have the same issue?


Community Member, 1 Post

19 March 2014 at 3:49am

I have the same error in logs. SS version 3.1.3.
But when I set display_errors in php.ini to "On" upload works fine without any error.


Community Member, 50 Posts

23 March 2014 at 6:02pm

Same here, went back to 3.1.2 and it works fine


Community Member, 25 Posts

24 March 2014 at 11:57pm


Community Member, 5 Posts

13 September 2014 at 10:20am

Edited: 13/09/2014 10:21am

While reviewing some of my SilverStripe projects I came a cross this issue I had and found the fix I used could be useful to share. I used this solution: File Upload issue in SilverStripe CMS. I adjusted the SilverStripe Framework file framework/filesystem/Folder.php to this:

public static function find_or_make($folderPath) {
    // Create assets directory, if it is missing
    if(!file_exists(ASSETS_PATH)) Filesystem::makeFolder(ASSETS_PATH);
     * Bugfix by Peter Thaleikis
     * This solves the issue with 'Internal Server Error' on some shared webhosting packages.
    if ($folderPath == '/') $folderPath = ASSETS_PATH;
     * End of the fix
    $folderPath = trim(Director::makeRelative($folderPath));
    // replace leading and trailing slashes
    $folderPath = preg_replace('/^\/?(.*)\/?$/', '$1', $folderPath);
    $parts = explode("/",$folderPath);

to fix it :)