webpack error – sockjs-node connection refused
This is very generic error. Hence, it could be happening due to variety of reasons. In my experience, it happens mainly where there is something wrong in your config files. Let’s try the following solutions. Hopefully, one of them will solve your issue.
If your website is
http only, then make sure you are using
http protocol everywhere in the config.
In my case, I had
https:// instead of
If you are running on remote machine, then change the entry point in webpack.config.js
'webpack-dev-server/client?http://' + require("os").hostname() + ':8080/',
To be more specific, you can try the following :
npm install ip --save-dev 'webpack-dev-server/client?http://' + require("ip").address() + ':8080/',