mongocli cloud-manager security enable

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The security enable command enables an authentication mechanism for the specified Cloud Manager clusters in the given project. You can also enable authentication through the Cloud Manager UI.


mongocli cloud-manager security enable [MONGODB-CR|SCRAM-SHA-256]
     [ --profile|-P <profile-name> ]
     [ --projectId <project-ID> ]


Use -h or --help to view the command-line help for this command.


Option Type Description Required?
--authDB string Name of the authentication database for this user. Defaults to admin. no
--profile, -P string Name of the profile where the public and private keys for the project are saved. If omitted, uses the default profile. To learn more about creating a profile, see Configure the MongoDB CLI. no
--projectId string Unique identifier of the project that contains the cluster to update. If omitted, uses the project ID in the profile or environment variable. no


A successful security enable command returns an in-progress status message with a link to your Cloud Manager topology page.


The example below uses the mongocli cloud-manager security enable command to enable SCRAM-SHA-256 on a project specified in the configuration file. The command uses the default profile to access Cloud Manager.

mongocli cloud-manager security enable SCRAM-SHA-256

You can also enable multiple authentication mechanisms with a single mongocli command. The following examples enables MONGODB-CR and SCRAM-SHA-256 using the same default profile.

mongocli cloud-manager security enable MONGODB-CR SCRAM-SHA-256