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Cannot create new folder in assets - "Error adding folder"

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8 Posts

23 July 2009 at 9:28pm

I have a new install and tried to create a new folder using the folders create button in 'Files and Images' tab.

I get the error "Error adding folder".

In fact a folder is created called 'NewFolder', or 'NewFolder2', but this shows in FTP, not the CMS.

I have the assets and Uploads folders set to 777. The NewFolder appears to be 755.

I suspect my host needs 777 and the default permissions set by SS CMS are 755.

Any ideas how to fix?

NB - I can upload files OK to the Uploads folder.

I am using SilverStripe version 2.3.2 in under PHP 5.2 on 1and1 Internet hosting. Browser is Firefox 3.5.1.


32 Posts

25 October 2009 at 11:54pm

did you ever find a solution for this problem?


Community Member, 78 Posts

1 May 2010 at 7:20pm

me too - anyone an idea ?


Forum Moderator, 922 Posts

1 May 2010 at 10:12pm

Try setting this in your mysite/_config.php file and see if you get emailed a detailed error: