Resolving Error: Cannot find module '../build/Release/keytar.node'
While trying to get started with local development of custom Next Experience components I ran into the following issue after installing the ServiceNow CLI and the
Error: Cannot find module '../build/Release/keytar.node'
There are at least two threads 1 2 about this on the ServiceNow Developer forums, but neither helped me.
What I ended up doing is the following:
1. Install the CLI through npm
npm i -g @servicenow/cli
2. Re-install the
If already installed you can uninstall the
ui-component as follows:
snc extension remove --name ui-component
And then reinstall it like this:
snc extension add --name ui-component
Other things to try
Some other things people1 2 have reported success with:
npm i -g keytar
Uninstalling and re-installing NVM
You can uninstall NVM by running the following command3:
rm -rf $NVM_DIR ~/.npm ~/.bower
And you can reinstall the latest version by copy pasting the curl command with the latest version from this Github repository. As of this writing the curl command is as follows:
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nvm-sh/nvm/v0.39.3/install.sh | bash