couchdb man page

couchdb — Apache CouchDB database server

TL;DR

couchdb

couchdb -i

couchdb -b

couchdb -k

couchdb -d

Synopsis

couchdb [OPTION]

Description

The couchdb command runs the Apache CouchDB server.

Erlang is called with:

-os_mon

start_memsup false     start_cpu_sup false     disk_space_check_interval 1     disk_almost_full_threshold 1 -sasl errlog_type error +K true +A 4

Erlang inherits the environment of this command.

You can override these options using the environment:

ERL_AFLAGS, ERL_FLAGS, ERL_ZFLAGS

See erl(1) for more information about the environment variables.

The exit status is 0 for success or 1 for failure.

Options

-h

display a short help message and exit

-V

display version information and exit

-a FILE

add configuration FILE to chain

-A DIR

add configuration DIR to chain

-n

reset configuration file chain (including system default)

-c

print configuration file chain and exit

-i

use the interactive Erlang shell

-b

spawn as a background process

-p FILE

set the background PID FILE (overrides system default)

-r SECONDS

respawn background process after SECONDS (defaults to no respawn)

-o FILE

redirect background stdout to FILE (defaults to couchdb.stdout)

-e FILE

redirect background stderr to FILE (defaults to couchdb.stderr)

-s

display the status of the background process

-k

kill the background process, will respawn if needed

-d

shutdown the background process

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs at <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB>.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the
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