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Definition

sh.stopBalancer(timeout, interval)

Disables the balancer in a sharded cluster and waits for balancing to complete.

Important

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

Parameter Type Description
timeout integer Milliseconds to wait.
interval integer Milliseconds to sleep each cycle of waiting.