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Get a Database by Name

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Base URL: https://cloud.mongodb.com/api/public/v1.0

GET /groups/{PROJECT-ID}/hosts/{HOST-ID}/databases/{DATABASE-NAME}

Retrieve a single database by name.

Parameter
Type
Description
PROJECT-ID
string
(Required.) Unique identifier of the project that owns this MongoDB process.
HOST-ID
string
(Required.) Unique identifier of the host running the MongoDB process.
DATABASE-NAME
string
(Required.) The name of the MongoDB database.

The following query parameters are optional:

Name
Type
Necessity
Description
Default
pretty
boolean
Optional
false
envelope
boolean
Optional

Flag that indicates whether or not to wrap the response in an envelope.

Some API clients cannot access the HTTP response headers or status code. To remediate this, set envelope=true in the query.

For endpoints that return one result, the response body includes:

Name
Description
status
HTTP response code
envelope
Expected response body
false

This endpoint doesn't use HTTP request body parameters.

Name
Type
Description
databaseName
string
The name of the database.
links
array
Links to the group that the database belongs to, the MongoDB host running the database, and database measurements. The relations between URLs are explained in the Web Linking Specification.
curl --user "{PUBLIC-KEY}:{PRIVATE-KEY}" --digest \
--header "Accept: application/json" \
--include \
--request GET "https://cloud.mongodb.com/api/public/v1.0/groups/644d5895b911306f21034b/hosts/gd5b59198ec14bd142494/databases/test"
HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
Content-Type: application/json;charset=ISO-8859-1
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
WWW-Authenticate: Digest realm="MMS Public API", domain="", nonce="{nonce}", algorithm=MD5, op="auth", stale=false
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}
Connection: keep-alive
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Content-Type: application/json
Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=300
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}
X-MongoDB-Service-Version: gitHash={gitHash}; versionString={ApplicationVersion}
{
"databaseName" : "test",
"links" : []
}
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