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From Adam Kocoloski <>
Subject Re: Problem replicating from remote server
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:37:19 GMT
On Mar 20, 2009, at 6:07 AM, Jaap van der Plas wrote:

> After upgrading to the new database format (using a script that simply
> read docs from the old database, and created them as new documents in
> the new database) I am no longer able to replicate a certain database
> from a remote server to my local machine. Using an ssh tunnel I access
> the remote database on localhost:5985.
> Using the replicator interface on the local instance of couchdb, I am
> able to replicate from my local database, to the remote database.
> However, the reverse doesn't work: the _replicate post request takes a
> very time / doesn't seem to finish at all (seen with firebug.) The
> database in question is 1mb in size (compacted.) If I try replicating
> with a db with 1 doc in it it does work both ways. Where should I be
> looking for the cause of this problem? Is it possible there is some
> offending/corrupt document in the database?
> regards,
> Jaap

Hi Jaap, is there anything in the logfile for the local instance?  The  
replicator is usually pretty chatty about any problems.  Best,


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