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CLI errors

You may run into errors while using the CLI. Listed below are some explanations and common solutions for these errors.

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Unauthorized - You do not have access to the project with ID <projectID>

This error occurs when you run a command without the appropriate permissions. Common causes can be:

  • Incorrect or misspelled project ID in your sanity.json.
  • You don't have the rights to deploy a project. Need to be an Administrator or have a deploy token to do this.
    For example: running sanity graphql deploy with Write or Read+Write access only will give you this error.

Unauthorized - User is missing required grant sanity.project/deployStudio to perform this operation

This error occurs on sanity deploy when you have access to the studio but without the required permissions to deploy.

Unauthorized - Session not found

This can be one of several issues:

  • A temporary issue, please try to run your command again.
  • You have specified an invalid token with the SANITY_AUTH_TOKEN env variable.
  • The session timed out. Try to log out and log in again with the sanity logout and sanity login CLI commands.
  • There was an issue with your logged in user. Try to logout and login again.

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