Can´t install any nodes, help!

Very new to Node-Red, wanted to install dashboard node. Only get error

Hi Robert. We are good and helpful but we don't read minds I'm afraid :wink:

What error(s) do you get?

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Hi Steve, thanks for your attention. I get this error-log
2021-05-18T11:57:58.234Z Install : node-red-dashboard 2.29.1

2021-01-15T23:17:02.576Z npm install --no-audit --no-update-notifier --no-fund --save --save-prefix="~" --production node-red-dashboard@2.29.1
2021-01-15T23:17:16.854Z [err] npm ERR! code EAI_AGAIN
2021-01-15T23:17:16.854Z [err] npm ERR! errno EAI_AGAIN
2021-01-15T23:17:16.864Z [err] npm ERR! request to failed, reason: getaddrinfo EAI_AGAIN
2021-01-15T23:17:16.902Z [err]
2021-01-15T23:17:16.902Z [err] npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
2021-01-15T23:17:16.902Z [err] npm ERR! /tmp/node-red/.npm/_logs/2021-01-15T23_17_16_877Z-debug.log
2021-01-15T23:17:16.937Z rc=1

This is when i try to install dashbord, but cant install any node at all

There are many results for eai_again - essentially either the PC/SERVER/PI running node-red does not have access to the internet or has a DNS issue - read the issues linked to for a solution.

Questions: From the PC/SERVER/PI running node-red, can you...

  • Can you ping ?
  • Can you curl ?

Wow! I am using a weidmuller PLC, set the X2 port to Dynamic and plugged to the LAN.
And that solved the problem!
Thank you very much!!

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