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MongoDB Cheat Sheet Part 1: Basics

mattryanmtl profile image Matt Ryan ・1 min read

Start MongoDB

sudo systemctl start mongod
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Stop MongoDB

sudo systemctl stop mongod
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Restart MongoDB

sudo systemctl restart mongod
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MongoDB Status

sudo systemctl status mongod
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Enter Mongo Shell

mongo
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Connect to remote host

mongo --host <hostname or ip address> --port <port>
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Connect to a specific database

mongo <host>/<database>
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Log Into MongoDB

mongo -u <username> -p <password> --authenticationDatabase <dbname>
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Create, select or switch database

use <database name>
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Show current database

db
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Show all databases

show dbs
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Show all users on current database

show users
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Show all roles on current database

show roles
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