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dropAllUsersFromDatabase

dropAllUsersFromDatabase

Removes all users from the database on which you run the command.

Warning

The dropAllUsersFromDatabase removes all users from the database.

The dropAllUsersFromDatabase command has the following syntax:

{ dropAllUsersFromDatabase: 1,
writeConcern: { <write concern> },
comment: <any>
}

The dropAllUsersFromDatabase document has the following fields:

Field
Type
Description
dropAllUsersFromDatabase
integer
Specify 1 to drop all the users from the current database.
writeConcern
document
Optional. The level of write concern for the removal operation. The writeConcern document takes the same fields as the getLastError command.
comment
any

Optional. A user-provided comment to attach to this command. Once set, this comment appears alongside records of this command in the following locations:

A comment can be any valid BSON type (string, integer, object, array, etc).

New in version 4.4.

You must have the dropUser action on a database to drop a user from that database.

The following sequence of operations in the mongo shell drops every user from the products database:

use products
db.runCommand( { dropAllUsersFromDatabase: 1, writeConcern: { w: "majority" } } )

The n field in the results document shows the number of users removed:

{ "n" : 12, "ok" : 1 }
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