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From Filipe David Manana <>
Subject Re: Where are non admin users passwords stored?
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2010 21:10:48 GMT
Hi Phat,

they're stored in the _users db. Each user has an associated doc in that DB
(for server admins it's optional). In that doc you'll find a field named
"password_sha", which contains the user's hashed password.


On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Phat Loc <> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Where are non admin users passwords stored in couchdb? I want to know how
> to recover or change in the future.
> Thanks

Filipe David Manana,
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