The error 'cannot find module 'connect-redis'' occurs when your application is trying to use the 'connect-redis' module, but Node.js cannot locate it within your project or in its global package space. This typically happens if the module has not been installed or if the installation was unsuccessful, resulting in an incomplete or missing 'connect-redis' library. Another reason could be that the module is installed in a different location than expected or there are issues with your project's Node.js module resolution settings.
To resolve this issue, first, make sure that you have properly installed the 'connect-redis' module by running
npm install connect-redis (for npm users) or
yarn add connect-redis (for Yarn users) in your project's root directory. This will ensure that the module is available for the application to use. If the problem persists, try reinstalling the module by removing it first with
npm uninstall connect-redis or
yarn remove connect-redis, and then follow the installation command mentioned earlier.
If the issue still occurs after reinstalling, double-check your project structure to ensure that 'connect-redis' is located within the appropriate 'node_modules' directory relative to the file importing the module. You can also inspect your project's
package.json file to confirm that 'connect-redis' is listed as a dependency. Finally, examine your Node.js module resolution settings, ensuring they align with your project's structure, and consider using the 'NODE_PATH' environment variable to include additional directories in the module search path if necessary.