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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: JS Test Errors with Apache virtual host + reverse proxy + couchdb
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2009 01:49:00 GMT
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Glenn Rempe <> wrote:
> - Is there a config available now in the native couchdb web server that
> would let me force basic auth?  I saw some posts related to this but I have
> not seen any config info.

If you setup an admin account, and the proper validation function on
your database, you can prevent unauthorized users from updating or
deleting data, but not from reading it.

There are plans to add reader lists, but no work has been done as far as I know.

Chris Anderson

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