Now I am trying to create new directory to ipfs by using "ipfs-http-client"? const auth = 'Basic ' + Buffer.from(projectId + ':' + projectSecret).toString('base64') const ipfs = new ipfsAPI({ host: 'ipfs.infura.io', port: 5001, protocol: 'https', headers: { authorization: auth } }); ipfs.files.mkdir("/myfolder");

but I have got error."ipfs method not supported". Did anyone see that in the past?

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It looks like you were trying to use some outdated version of the module, try this code, it worked for me:

import { create } from 'ipfs-http-client'
const auth = 'Basic' + Buffer.from('projectId' + ':' + 'secret').toString('base64');
const ipfs = create({host: 'ipfs.infura.io', port: 5001, protocol: 'https', headers: { authorization: auth } });
let result = await ipfs.files.mkdir("/myfolder");
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    that is not working
    – pongpong
    Dec 22, 2021 at 18:29
  • @pongpong what error do you get?
    – MimoKrok
    Dec 27, 2021 at 9:14
  • @MimoKrok I used your suggestion and I am also getting "ipfs method not supported." I am using ^55.0.0 for the library. Do you have any debugging suggestions? ipfs.add and ipfs.cat are working.
    – dlsso
    Jan 7, 2022 at 17:38
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    @MimoKrok this post says Infura does not support MFS. Looks like that may be the problem. Were you using a different host by chance?
    – dlsso
    Jan 7, 2022 at 18:07
  • No, not really, the code I posted is exactly the one I used
    – MimoKrok
    Jan 12, 2022 at 10:33

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