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From Chris Ashton <>
Subject Corrupt database file
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:46:12 GMT

I am a novice with CouchDB and really struggling to support a product that someone developed
before leaving the company. No one else has any skills in Couch so I'm trying to pick up the

Our database has stopped responding and we've tried compacting but to no avail.

We are getting errors like the following in the log file, which I presume mean that we have
a corrupt db file for one reason or another:

[Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:06:56 GMT] [error] [<0.213.0>] ** Generic server <0.213.0>
** Last message in was {'EXIT',<0.217.0>,

I was wondering if there was a utility which would scan DB files and remove badly formed parts
or anything like that? We are running on Windows.

Many thanks


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