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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Issue Creating Users
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2012 17:02:03 GMT
step 2 is unnecessary, _users is already created on :5986 on startup
if it's not present. the one you made on :5984 is simply never looked
at for authentication docs, you can delete it.

On 17 March 2012 14:41, Matthew Woodward <matt@mattwoodward.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 6:47 AM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> BigCouch's _users db is on port 5986 so that every node has a full
>> local copy (so that authentication is a local operation). An update to
>> the _users db will trigger replication to all the other nodes, so you
>> only need to add the user once.
>>
>> B.
>>
>
> Ah-ha--I think that was the missing piece.
>
> So I *think* what I have to do in my case based on some experimentation
> with this on a clean VM is:
>
> * delete existing _users database (it was created via port 5984)
> * create new _users database on port 5986
> * re-create user accounts
>
> On the clean VM I was messing with this morning nuking the _users database
> didn't cause any issues but is there anything I should be aware of with
> that process?
>
> Thanks for clarifying!
>
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