Error: A spinner is already running

Feature(s) impacted

Setup a new project

Observed behavior

trying to run a forest projects:create command as suggested via the create-project wizard on the web reports:

√ Creating your project on Forest Admin
√ Testing connection to your database
√ Database is analyzed
× ["Cannot generate your project.","An unexpected error occurred. Please reach out for help in our Developers community ( or create a Github issue with following error:"]
Error: A spinner is already running.

Expected behavior

that it works

Failure Logs

nothing else but the output above. Tried it also with different projects.


  • Project name: GAIA Forest
  • Team name: GAIA
  • Environment name: none yet
  • Agent (forest package) name & version: forest-cli/3.1.1 darwin-arm64 node-v19.6.1
  • Database type: Mongo
  • Recent changes made on your end if any: it’s the initial setup, so no

Hello @bk-one :wave:

Thanks for pointing this issue out :pray:

We have been able to detect and reproduce this issue, we are releasing a new version to fix it. Let me get back to you in a minute once the working version is released.

Sorry for the inconvenience,


In the meantime and to unlock the situation, please use the previous version to get through the process by running:

npm install -g forest-cli@3.1.0 -s

Then re run the command to generate your project, you should be ready to go !


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with this version it works

Hello @bk-one @Vincent :wave:

We have just released a new version, please get it by running the following command:

npm install -g forest-cli@latest -s

You should be able to generate your project now, tell me if it works !



yes, works. Thank you