Server Nodes API

The Server Nodes REST API manages nodes in a cluster.

Description

A Couchbase Server instance, known as server node, is a physical or virtual machine running Couchbase Server. Each node is as a member of a cluster.

Table 1. Server node endpoints
HTTP method URI path Description Admin Role

GET

/pools/nodes

Retrieves information about nodes in a cluster.

Full, Cluster

POST

/controller/setRecoveryType

Sets the recovery type to be performed for a node. Options are delta or full.

Full, Cluster

POST

/controller/failOver

Fails over nodes.

Full, Cluster

POST

/controller/startGracefulFailover

Sets graceful failover for a specific server node. The server node is specified with the otpNode=[node_name] parameter.

Full, Cluster

POST

/settings/web

Sets user names and passwords.

Full

POST

/controller/changePassword

Changes password for a given user.

Any

POST

/controller/changePassword

Changes password for a given user.

Any

POST

/pools/default memoryQuota

The memoryQuota parameter sets the memory quota.

Full, Cluster

POST

/nodes/self/controller/settings

Sets the path for index files.

Full, Cluster

GET

/pools/default/buckets/default/ \ nodes/[host]:[port]/stats

Retrieves statistics for a node.

Full, Cluster