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From Troy Farrell <>
Subject Re: CouchDB for Mac 1.2.1 Binary will not load
Date Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:13:26 GMT
On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Torusoft <> wrote:

> Hi there,
> We've downloaded and run the couchdb 1.2.1 binary for Mac.
> After editing the bind_address field to the local IP of the server instead
> of, couchdb fails to start up.
> We've removed the binary and downloaded a new one, but the same error
> occurs.  When we open the Apache CouchDB app, it displays an error saying
> the couchdb server had a problem.
> Can you tell us how to remove whatever couchdb has installed so we can
> start over with a new binary?
> Thanks for any help,
> Chris

 Hello Chris,

I just edited Apache\ and set
bind_address =  When I restarted CouchDB, the application
firewall asked me if I should allow beam.smp to accept connections.  Once I
allowed it, everything seems to work.  I'm using OS X 10.7.5.

Can you give us any additional information to help you troubleshoot the


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