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From 137maxwell <137maxw...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: _user-API
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:09:08 GMT
Hi Benjamin,
that works.

Thanks a lot,
maxwell


On 1 February 2011 16:53, Benjamin Young <benjamin@couchone.com> wrote:

> Hey Maxwell,
>
> Should be a simple fix. You've got "_user" in the URL, and it should be
> "_users"
>
> Hope that does the trick.
>
> Later,
> Benjamin
>
>
> On 1/22/11 4:45 AM, 137maxwell wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm new with couchDB and trying to setup an example from the german book
>> "CouchDB - kurz&gut".
>>
>> I just created a test app with "couchapp generate todoapp" and pushed it
>> to
>> the DB and everything works fine.
>>
>> Now the book says to add a user by the command:
>>
>> "curl -vX POST http://admin:secret@localhost:5984/_user -d
>> 'username=bob&password=kelso&roles=user'
>>
>> The admin exists, the password is set up, but doing this I get the the
>> error
>> msg:
>>
>> {"error":"illegal_database_name","reason":"Only lowercase characters
>> (a-z),
>> digits (0-9), and any of the characters _, $, (, ), +, -, and / are
>> allowed.
>> Must begin with a letter."}
>>
>> I search for any solutions but wasn't successive. I am aware of the fact,
>> that a database must not begin with a "_", but in this situation I
>> understand the "_user" not as a database but as a part of the API.
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>
>> Thanks a lot,
>> maxwell
>>
>>
>

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