CouchDB Stats Test

This test reports various statistics related to the number of databases that are in access, percentage of the open databases and the number of open OS files in each database in the target server. This test promptly captures such events and intimates administrators of the same.

Target of the test : Apache CouchDB Server

Agent deploying the test : An internal/remote agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the target Apache CouchDB Server.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed.


The IP address of the target server that is being monitored.


The port number through which the Couchdb server communicates. The default port is 5984.


In order to monitor an Apache CouchDB server, a special database user account with Admin privilege has to be created in every Apache CouchDB server instance that requires monitoring. In the Username text box, specify the Username for monitoring the target Apache CouchDB server instance.To create a new user, refer Pre-requisites for Monitoring Apache CouchDB topic.


Specify the password of the specified Username.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password by retyping it here.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Number of open databases

Indicates the number of open databases.



Percentage of open databases

Indicates the percentage of open databases.


A low value is desired for this measure. A value close to 100% is a cause for concern.

Number of open OS files

Indicates the number of open OS files.