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Getting the Client to Work with Node v.17
If you installed this project and tried to start the server for the
client folder and got a message similar to this:
[webpack-cli] Error: error:0308010C:digital envelope routines::unsupported at new Hash (node:internal/crypto/hash:67:19) at Object.createHash (node:crypto:130:10) at BulkUpdateDecorator.hashFactory (/opt/src/node_modules/webpack/lib/util/createHash.js:155:18) opensslErrorStack: [ 'error:03000086:digital envelope routines::initialization error' ], library: 'digital envelope routines', reason: 'unsupported', code: 'ERR_OSSL_EVP_UNSUPPORTED'
You're probably have a Node v.17 or above, so what you need to do is change a line of code in your client/package.json in your scripts properties:
"start": "react-scripts --openssl-legacy-provider start",
I found the solution here: article