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A new shell for MongoDB, replacement for mongo. Note: all connection options can be replaced with one string: mongodb://user@host:port/db_name?authSource=authdb_name. More information:

  • Connect to a local database on the default port (mongodb://localhost:27017):


  • Connect to a database:

mongosh --host {{host}} --port {{port}} {{db_name}}

  • Authenticate using the specified username on the specified database (you will be prompted for a password):

mongosh --host {{host}} --port {{port}} --username {{username}} --authenticationDatabase {{authdb_name}} {{db_name}}

  • Evaluate a JavaScript expression on a database:

mongosh --eval '{{JSON.stringify(}}' {{db_name}}