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From Alexander Shorin <>
Subject Re: accidentally used same uuid on multiple servers
Date Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:56:06 GMT
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Ian Ward <> wrote:
> rnewson asked me to write to the list about the above, in order to
> discuss storing uuid in a place where it may be less likely to be
> copied in deployment management systems / scripts like Puppet.

It is possible to create custom ini file within %localconfdir%/local.d
(/etc/couchdb/local.d for instance) directory which will override
local.ini uuid option:

uuid = myuuid

This file may be automatically generated with puppet without need to
edit local.ini on each instance.


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