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sh.disableBalancing()

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Description

sh.disableBalancing(namespace)

Disables the balancer for the specified sharded collection. This does not affect the balancing of chunks for other sharded collections in the same cluster.

Important

You can only run sh.disableBalancing() on a mongos instance. sh.disableBalancing() errors if run on mongod instance.

The sh.disableBalancing() method has the following parameter:

Parameter Type Description
namespace string The namespace of the collection.

For more information on the balancing process, see Manage Sharded Cluster Balancer and Sharded Cluster Balancer.