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"npm publish --access public" not working

What I Wanted to Do

Running the “npm publish --access public” command

What Happened Instead

I am getting error on runing command

Reproduction Steps

Run “npm publish --access public” command


npm ERR! publish Failed PUT 404
npm ERR! code E404
npm ERR! 404 Not found : @v8187/utils
npm ERR! 404
npm ERR! 404 ‘@v8187/utils’ is not in the npm registry.
npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it (or use the name yourself!)
npm ERR! 404
npm ERR! 404 Note that you can also install from a
npm ERR! 404 tarball, folder, http url, or git url.

Platform Info

$ npm --versions
$ node -p process.platform
 v8.11.2 Windows 7 64bit

Did you wait for at least 24 hours?

From the docs:

[…] new versions of packages with every version unpublished may not be republished until 24 hours have passed.

Wait for 24 hours for which action?

Thanks and Regards,
Vikram Gupta

After npm unpublish.

Okay. Thank you. I am new to npm publishing.

Thanks and Regards,
Vikram Gupta


After 3 days, I tried and getting same issue. Please help

Please email for further help.