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Resetting Auto-Failover

Auto-failover is reset by means of the POST /settings/autoFailover/resetCount HTTP method and URI.

HTTP method and URI

Resets the number of nodes that Couchbase Server has automatically failed over. A request can be sent to reset the auto-failover number to 0. This is a global setting, which applies to all nodes in the cluster. Authentication is required to change this setting. No parameters are required.

POST /settings/autoFailover/resetCount


curl -X POST -i -u [admin]:[password] \


Curl request example:

curl -X POST -i -u Administrator:password \

Raw HTTP request example:

POST /settings/autoFailover/resetCount HTTP/1.1
Host: localhost:8091
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Authorization: Basic YWRtaW46YWRtaW4=

Response codes

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Possible errors include:

This endpoint isn't available yet.
401 Unauthorized