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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Replications stopping unexpectedly
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:29:31 GMT
Have you seen this?


On 27 April 2012 11:03, Daniel Gonzalez <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I will describe my problem in a general way. If more details are needed, I
> will try to gather them from my production environments.
> We have several couchdb instances, with a bunch of databases. Some of these
> databases are connected via replication.
> Some of the replications are working via an ssh-tunnel, others by direct
> internet connection. The latency between couchdb instances ranges between
> few milliseconds to up de several hundreds of milliseconds.
> My problem is that it is very common for the replications to stop. It could
> due to connectivity being lost (sometimes the ssh tunnels fail and must be
> recreated), but this is not the only reason.
> And worse: the replications are not restarted automatically. They stay in
> error. The problem is so frequent that I have a replication monitor process
> looking for erroneous replications, and deleting and recreating the
> replication documents of those replications in error, every 5 minutes. This
> is the only method I have found to reliably restart the replications.
> Is somebody else experiencing similar problems? Do you have any suggestion
> on how to make replications more robust in front of connectivity issues?
> Are there other methods to
> restart erroneous replications, apart from redefining them?
> Thanks,
> Daniel Gonzalez

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