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From Stanley Iriele <>
Subject Re: Securing CouchDB
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2013 05:51:57 GMT would cross database cookies work?

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Stanley Iriele <>wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have a bit of a conundrum that has been racking my brain. I want to use
> CouchDB to serve out a website. I was planning on offloading any strange
> work to the proxy daemons that I set up but my issue is this has 2 points.
> Security and scaling
> I have require_valid_user turned so every request forces a 401. so a new
> user who has no credentials will see that instead of a login page. I can't
> turn require valid user off because access to global handlers can crash the
> database.. for example a call to _uuids?count=336736738683673 will crash
> the CouchDB. I have rewrite handlers in place but I feel like that is not
> safe enough Is there something I am missing?
> Secondly If i wanted to have a fan of couchapps Servers so...Identical but
> they run on different machines well does that work? I know its a bit
> of a strange question but I'm racking my brain on this one

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