This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step install Apache CouchDB open source NoSQL database management system on CentOS 7 server.
Install Apache CouchDB on CentOS 7
Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
yum clean all
yum install epel-release
yum -y update
Step 2. Installing Apache CouchDB.
First, add the Apache repository:
### nano /etc/yum.repos.d/bintray-apache-couchdb-rpm.repo
Now run the following command to install CouchDB:
yum install couchdb
Next, run the following commands to start and enable CouchDB on boot:
systemctl start couchdb
systemctl enable couchdb
sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=5984/tcp
sudo firewall-cmd --reload
We are going to enable Fauxton by modifying the following file first:
Go to the ‘[chttpd]’ line and change the bind_address value with your server’s IP address:
; These settings affect the main, clustered port (5984 by default).
port = 5984
bind_address = 192.168.77.01
Restart CouchDB so the changes will take effect:
systemctl restart couchdb
Apache CouchDB will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://192.168.77.01:5984 and complete the required the steps to finish the installation.
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Apache CouchDB on CentOS 7. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Apache CouchDB open source NoSQL database management on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Apache CouchDB web site.