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From Martin Hewitt <mar...@thenoi.se>
Subject Re: CouchDB listening host & port
Date Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:40:39 GMT
Turns out i was editing:

/usr/local/etc/couchdb/local.ini
/usr/local/etc/couchdb/default.ini

when I should've been editing 

/etc/couchdb/local.ini
/etc/couchdb/default.ini

Relics from a yum-based install, I think.

Martin

On 11 Mar 2011, at 12:53, Martin Hewitt wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I can't get to Futon from the world-wide-web on one of my servers. I have two identical
servers, configured exactly as each other, but, on one, if I run the command:
> 
> netstat --listen | grep 5984
> 
> tcp        0      0 *:5984                      *:*                         LISTEN  
   
> 
> And on the other, I get
> 
> tcp        0      0 localhost:5984              *:*                         LISTEN  
   
> 
> Now, in both local.ini and default.ini I have
> 
> port = 5984
> bind_address = 0.0.0.0
> 
> Is that the only setting I need to use/alter to get it to listen widely, or is there
another option I'm missing? If not, is there a way to find out which files CouchDB used to
configure itself?
> 
> The only thing I've noticed is that 
> 
> cat /usr/local/var/run/couchdb/couch.uri 
> 
> Shows 
> 
> http://127.0.0.1:5984/
> 
> on the inaccessible server, and
> 
> http://0.0.0.0:5984/
> 
> on the other.
> 
> Is it safe to modify couch.uri? Should I delete this file and restart couch so it rebuilds
it?
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Many thanks,
> 
> Martin


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