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atlas dbusers delete

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Remove the specified database user from your project.

To use this command, you must authenticate with a user account or an API key with the Project Owner role.

Command Syntax
atlas dbusers delete <username> [options]
Name
Type
Required
Description
username
string
true
Username to delete from the MongoDB database. The format of the username depends on the user's method of authentication.
Name
Type
Required
Description
--authDB
string
false
Authentication database name. If the user authenticates with AWS IAM, x.509, or LDAP, this value should be $external. If the user authenticates with SCRAM-SHA, this value should be admin. This value defaults to "admin".
--force
false
Flag that indicates whether to skip the confirmation prompt before proceeding with the requested action.
-h, --help
false
help for delete
--projectId
string
false
Hexadecimal string that identifies the project to use. This option overrides the settings in the configuration file or environment variable.
Name
Type
Required
Description
-P, --profile
string
false
Name of the profile to use from your configuration file. To learn about profiles for the Atlas CLI, see https://dochub.mongodb.org/core/atlas-cli-save-connection-settings.

If the command succeeds, the CLI returns output similar to the following sample. Values in brackets represent your values.

DB user '<Name>' deleted
# Delete the SCRAM SHA-authenticating database user named dylan for the project with the ID 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3:
atlas dbusers delete dylan --projectId 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3
# Delete the AWS IAM-authenticating database user with the ARN arn:aws:iam::123456789012:user/sales/enterprise/DylanBloggs for the project with ID 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3. Prepend $external with \ to escape the special-use character:
atlas dbusers delete arn:aws:iam::123456789012:user/sales/enterprise/DylanBloggs --authDB \$external --projectId 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3
# Delete the xLDAP-authenticating database user with the RFC 2253 Distinguished Name CN=Dylan Bloggs,OU=Enterprise,OU=Sales,DC=Example,DC=COM for the project with ID 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3. Prepend $external with \ to escape the special-use character:
atlas dbusers delete CN=Dylan Bloggs,OU=Enterprise,OU=Sales,DC=Example,DC=COM --authDB \$external --projectId 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3
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