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From Tim Tisdall <tisd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: manipulating .couch files
Date Fri, 18 May 2012 14:34:53 GMT
bingo!  Yeah, port forwarding would be the best way to go!

On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 4:05 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dave@muse.net.nz> wrote:

> On 17 May 2012 20:58, Tim Tisdall <tisdall@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I want to temporarily open the port for couchdb so I can access futon.
> >  However, I have a large database already in there that I don't want
> > accessible by the public.  If I temporarily move the database_name.couch
> > file from the var/lib/couchdb/ directory and then move it back after
> allow
> > me to hide the database?  I just want to make sure that I'm not missing
> > something such that copying it back will result in it no longer working.
> >
> > -Tim
> >
>
> An easier solution is to access futon over localhost only and use ssh port
> forwarding to get to it remotely.
>
> But yes, you can move the couch file somewhere else temporarily without
> damage. I would stop couch, move & restart couch in between as there will
> still be a file handle open even if you rename it, if that's possible atm.
>
> A+
> Dave
>

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