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MongoDB Shell uses ndjson to store session logs.
mongosh version 1.0.5, the log MongoDB Shell
format is updated to match the MongoDB server log format. For details,
see Log Messages.
You can view or tail the logs for a MongoDB Shell session based on its
MongoDB Shell displays the log ID each time you open the shell.
|Current Mongosh Log ID: c2961dbd6b73b052671d9df0|
|Connecting to: mongodb:|
|Using MongoDB: 4.2.8|
|Using Mongosh: 1.6.0|
MongoDB Shell saves a history of all commands you've run across sessions.
When a new command is issued, it is added to the beginning of the
Open the following file in a text editor to view the MongoDB Shell command
Path to History File
macOS and Linux
mongosh retains log files for 30 days. Log files older than
30 days are automatically deleted.