Accessing CouchDB

How to access Budibase's underlying database, CouchDB


The following content applies to self-hosted deployments only

Budibase uses CouchDB to store:

  • Metadata about your apps and deployment
  • Data stored when using Budibase's in-built tables
  • Audit logs

You have full access to CouchDb, via Fauxton - the official CouchDB client. You may access Fauxton via the URL:


However, you will need a username and password to log in. You may find these in your .env file, which lives in the same directory as your docker-compose.yaml.

Use the following values from your .env file:


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