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db.dropAllUsers()

db.dropAllUsers(writeConcern)

Removes all users from the current database.

Warning

The db.dropAllUsers() method removes all users from the database.

The db.dropAllUsers() method takes the following arguments:

Field
Type
Description
writeConcern
document
Optional. The level of write concern for the removal operation. The writeConcern document takes the same fields as the getLastError command.

The db.dropAllUsers() method wraps the dropAllUsersFromDatabase command.

If run on a replica set, db.dropAllUsers() is executed using majority write concern by default.

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

The following db.dropAllUsers() operation drops every user from the products database.

use products
db.dropAllUsers( {w: "majority", wtimeout: 5000} )

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

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