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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "FrequentlyAskedQuestions" by JanLehnardt
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2008 10:22:20 GMT
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The following page has been changed by JanLehnardt:

The comment on the change is:
Add FaQ about connecting to a remote CouchDB installation securely.

  choice of language for helper scripts is Python, but any will do,
  whatever suits you best.
+ == I use CouchDB on a remote server and I don't want it to listen on a public port for security
reasons. Is there a way to connect to it from my local machine or can I still use Futon with
it? ==
+ On you local machine, set up an ssh tunnel to your server and 
+ tell it to forward requests to the local port 5984 to the remote
+ server's port 5984:
+ {{{
+ $ ssh -L5984:
+ }}}
+ Now you can connect to the remote CouchDB through
+ http://localhost:5984/

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