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sh.isBalancerRunning()

sh.isBalancerRunning()
Returns:boolean

Returns true if the balancer process is currently running and migrating chunks and false if the balancer process is not running. Use sh.getBalancerState() to determine if the balancer is enabled or disabled.

Important

mongo Shell Method

This page documents a mongo method. This is not the documentation for database commands or language-specific drivers, such as Node.js. To use the database command, see the balancerStatus command.

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

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