mongocli iam globalWhitelist create

The iam globalWhitelist create command creates one global whitelist entry for an Ops Manager instance. The entry represents a CIDR block from which Ops Manager accepts incoming API requests. You can also create a whitelist entry using the Ops Manager UI or API.

You must have credentials with the Global Owner role to create a global whitelist entry.

mongocli iam globalWhitelist|ipwhitelist create
--cidr <cidr-entry>
--desc <description-of-entry>
[ --output|-o <output-format> ]
[ --profile|-P <profile-name> ]

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

Whitelist entry in IPv4 or IPv6 CIDR notation to add to the Ops Manager instance.
Description of the global whitelist entry. Description must be between 1 and 250 characters in length.
--output, -o

Command output format. Valid values are:

  • json for output in JSON format
  • go-template for custom output using the Go template
  • go-template-file for custom output specified using the Go template file

If omitted, the command returns output in the default format.

--profile, -P

Name of the profile where your credentials are saved. If omitted, uses the default profile. To learn more about creating a profile, see Configure the MongoDB CLI.

You must have credentials with the Global Owner role to create a global whitelist entry.


If the command succeeds, it prints the following output to the terminal in the default format. If the command returns errors, see Troubleshooting for recommended solutions.

Global whitelist entry '<whitelist-id>' created.

The default output is a subset of the fields returned by this command. For the complete list of JSON fields returned by the command, see the API reference.

The following command creates a whitelist entry for an Ops Manager instance using the default profile, which contains credentials for accessing the instance. The output is returned in the default format.

mongocli iam globalWhitelists create --cidr --desc "My Global IP"

The previous command creates the whitelist entry and prints the following to the terminal.

Global whitelist entry '5f5bacd457aef32b04ed00e4' created.
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