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CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide by Tim Juravich

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Time for action — taking CouchDB out of Admin Party

Having CouchDB unsecure isn't bad when you are programming locally, but it can be catastrophic if you accidentally have an unsecure database on a publicly accessible server. Let's briefly add security now to make sure you know how to do it in the future.

  1. Open Futon to the Overview, and look at the bottom right corner. You'll see text that says:
    Welcome to Admin Party!
    Everyone is admin. Fix this.
    
    
  2. Click on the Fix this link.
  3. A new window will pop up, prompting you Create Server Admin.
    Time for action — taking CouchDB out of Admin Party
  4. Enter in a username and password that you want to use for your administrator account, and click on Create.

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