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  1. CouchDB
  2. COUCHDB-2298

1.6.0 crashes on startup if plain (non-hashed) admins are present in .ini / config files

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.6.1
    • Component/s: Database Core
    • Security Level: public (Regular issues)
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      Description

      If a couchdb install is managed via e.g. chef or similar, and the admin passwords are pushed as plaintext, couchdb will crash on startup.

      1> Apache CouchDB 1.6.0 (LogLevel=info) is starting.
      {"init terminating in do_boot",{{badmatch,{error,{bad_return, {{couch_app,start,[normal,["/ramdisk/couch/etc/couchdb/default.ini","/ramdisk/couch/etc/couchdb/local.ini"]]},{'EXIT',{{badmatch,{error,shutdown}},[{couch_server_sup,start_server,1,[{file,"couch_server_sup.erl"},{line,98}]},{application_master,start_it_old,4,[{file,"application_master.erl"},{line,274}]}]}}}}}},[{couch,start,0,[{file,"couch.erl"},{line,18}]},{init,start_it,1,[]},{init,start_em,1,[]}]}}
      

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            • Assignee:
              dch Dave Cottlehuber
              Reporter:
              dch Dave Cottlehuber
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