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mongosh Method

This page documents a mongosh method. This is not the documentation for a language-specific driver, such as Node.js.

For MongoDB API drivers, refer to the language-specific MongoDB driver documentation.

This method returns information regarding the state of data in a sharded cluster that is useful when diagnosing underlying issues with a sharded cluster.

For internal and diagnostic use only.

This method is available in deployments hosted in the following environments:

  • MongoDB Atlas: The fully managed service for MongoDB deployments in the cloud


This command is not supported in M0, M2, and M5 clusters or in serverless instances. For more information, see Unsupported Commands.

← db.collection.getShardDistribution()

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