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From Garren Smith <>
Subject Re: Best way to setup a milt-node cluster without using the wizard
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:16:09 GMT
Hi Joe,

I've added a section to the docs explaining how to do this
The setup wizard uses the same endpoint.

If you want some help with the command line. nmo can also help you with it


On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 4:11 AM, Joe Black <> wrote:

> I’ve been using bigcouch now for about a year or so and I’m super excited
> to see those features finally merged into couchdb proper.  I’m sure there
> are tons of nice updates and fixes I’ve been missing for awhile now.
> So I just build a docker image for couchdb 2.0 and everything seems to be
> working fine, however I had a strange error about a missing _user db.   Did
> some googling and found that I need to create these manually for a
> single-node, but the documentation about multi-node only says to use the
> wizard.
> I don’t mean to be difficult but I don’t want to use a wizard, it’s
> nothing against the wizard at all, I just need to automate this process or
> it becomes completely unusable.  How can I do this?
> Also when doing local testing with a single node, I’ve seen several
> different replies regarding the commands that need to be run to initialize
> the system dbs.
> Some of them only mention the _users db, some of them mention all three as
> such:
> curl -X PUT http://localhost:5984/_users
> curl -X PUT http://localhost:5984/_replicator
> curl -X PUT
> I even swear on one page I saw there were more to init, but I can’t seem
> to find where I saw that, so just curious on which of these need to be set
> since I’ll be bash scripting all of this.
> Thanks and overall this looks like a great product already!
> --
> Joe Black

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