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From Matthias Nothhaft <matthias.nothh...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: how to setup CouchDB hosting
Date Sat, 30 Oct 2010 12:37:51 GMT
Thanks so much.. the first link opened my eyes. ;-)


2010/10/29 Zachary Zolton <zachary.zolton@gmail.com>

> Matthias,
>
> So it sounds like you need to setup individual user accounts and give
> each of them their own database. Then add the user ID to the "readers"
> array in the security object for their database. That will stop anyone
> else from being able to read/write to the user's database.
>
> You can read more about the security object here:
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Security_Features_Overview#Authorization
>
> Also, here's a pretty good overview of CouchDB security:
>
> http://blog.couchone.com/post/1027100082/whats-new-in-couchdb-1-0-part-4-securityn-stuff
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Zach
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 5:49 AM, Matthias Nothhaft
> <matthias.nothhaft@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to know if it's possible to setup CouchDB so that I can have
> > different users for different databases. So that user A can only access
> > database A (read, write, create design docs, etc).
> >
> > Somehow I didn't find a proper solution yet. It also does not make sense
> to
> > me to put this kind of security checks into design docs.
> >
> > Is there a clean and secure way to setup an environment for CouchDB
> hosting?
> > Maybe by running different instances for different databases? Or is this
> > just not possible?
> >
> > regards,
> > Matthias Nothhaft
> >
>

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