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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: CouchDB cookie from outside CouchDB
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:45:25 GMT
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM, CGS <> wrote:
> First of all, thank you Dale for your answer. Still, the problem is more
> complex than I anticipated.
> I am using YAWS as web server and it doesn't support proxy, so, I have to
> use two different ports for the two (CouchDB and YAWS). Methods I have
> tried:
> 1. $.ajax() - error: not allowed cross-domain data transfer via JavaScript
> (both IP and port should match exactly for both origin and target), so, even
> if correct authentication, no cookie.
> 2. form action pointing to
> server_name:5984/_session?next=/path_to_attachment/back.html - error: if the
> authentication fails (incorrect username/password), the "next" is no longer
> taken (back.html contains only window.location which redirects back to
> YAWS), but it goes back if the authentication doesn't fail.
> I would appreciate any idea related to how to solve any of these errors.
> Thank you.
> Cheers,
can't you use the reverse proxy module of yaws ? Othere way would be
having an iframe. Waiting CORS (patch should be available on friday,
was busy).

- benoit

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