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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installations problem with Couchdb
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:14:21 GMT
On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Maclin Kallat <maclin@boxsolutions.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have installed Couchdb 1.0.1 from source
>
> wget
> http://mirrors.enquira.co.uk/apache//couchdb/1.0.1/apache-couchdb-1.0.1.tar.gz
> wget http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R14B.tar.gz
>
> I also have the Erlang 5.8.1 installed.
>
> I can start Couchdb properly but am unable to check it using curl:
>
> Here are the commands:
>
> sudo -i -u couchdb couchdb -b
> Apache CouchDB has started, time to relax.
> curl localhost:5984
> curl: (7) couldn't connect to host
>
> What could be possibly going wrong?
> How can I diagnose this or check errors somewhere about whats missing?
>
> Any help will be extremely appreciated.
>
> Maclin
>
>

Its probably a permissions error. Check the INSTALL.Unix for a list of
directories that CouchDB needs to have write access to.

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