Install CouchDB on Rocky Linux 8


In this tutorial, How to Install CouchDB on rocky Linux Server.

  • CouchDB is a NoSQL database.
  • CouchDB stores and presents data in JavaScript Object Notation.

Install CouchDB on Rocky Linux 8

Check for updates

$ sudo yum update

Install epel-release repository.

$ sudo yum install epel-release

Enable the Apache CouchDB package repository.

$ sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/apache-couchdb.repo

The content is as below:

add repor CouchDB on Rocky Linux 8

You want to install Standalone or Cluster-Mode. I will use standalone mode.

Install CouchDB

How to fix the error code below:

[vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install couchdb
bintray--apache-couchdb-rpm                                                                                                                                                      170  B/s | 166  B     00:00
Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'bintray--apache-couchdb-rpm':
  - Status code: 502 for (IP:
Error: Failed to download metadata for repo 'bintray--apache-couchdb-rpm': Cannot download repomd.xml: Cannot download repodata/repomd.xml: All mirrors were tried

You need to delete the repo and add the repo for couchdb.repo as below:

$ sudo rm /etc/yum.repos.d/apache-couchdb.repo
$ sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo

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Now, You install couchdb server.

$ sudo yum install couchdb

The output terminal is the picture below:

Install CouchDB on Rocky Linux 8

Verify the installation.

Start services

# systemctl start couchdb
# systemctl enable couchdb
# systemctl status couchdb

Firewalld setting allows port 5984

$ sudo firewall-cmd --zone=public --permanent --add-port=5984/tcp
$ sudo systemctl start firewalld

The CouchDB server will run on localhost:5984

add firewall for couchDB

Configuration of CouchDB on Rocky Linux 8

CouchDB’s configuration files are located in the /opt/couchdb/etc/ directory.

Open the file

$ sudo vi /opt/couchdb/etc/local.ini

uncommenting the line just below

admin = mypassword

Uncomment the port and bind-address values.

port = 5984
bind_address =

Save the changes and exit the configuration file.

Creating a Database

Log in at with your user credentials and create a new database with CouchDB.

the result install couchdb


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