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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Getting started with Amazon EC2" by JasonSmith
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2009 06:46:02 GMT
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The following page has been changed by JasonSmith:

The comment on the change is:
Use local.ini instead of default.ini

     1. {{{sudo adduser --system --home /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb --no-create-home --shell
/bin/bash --group --gecos 'CouchDB account' couchdb}}}
     1. {{{sudo chown -R couchdb.couchdb /usr/local/var/{lib,log}/couchdb}}}
     1. ''(Optional)'' Enable direct web access.  '''NOTE: This step makes your CouchDB instance
available for everyone. See [
the FaQ] for some (but not all) security options.'''
-      1. {{{sudo vim /usr/local/etc/couchdb/default.ini }}}
+      1. {{{sudo vim /usr/local/etc/couchdb/local.ini }}}
-      1. Search for "bind_address" and change it to
+      1. Search for "bind_address", uncomment it, and change it to
       1. Save and exit
     1. ''(Alternative option)'' Set up port forwarding to access your DB, for example with
       1. {{{ssh -L 5984:localhost:5984 -l ubuntu <public DNS name>}}}

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