Native Methods in the Legacy Shell
The methods listed in this section are for the legacy
shell. To use native methods in
Native Methods in
The mongocompat snippet
also provides access to legacy
mongo shell APIs.
For details on specific methods, including syntax and examples, click on the specific method to go to its reference page.
Returns the contents of the specified file.
Changes the current working directory to the specified path.
Copies a local
Returns the hostname of the computer running the shell.
Returns a document that reports the amount of memory used by the shell.
Returns the hostname of the system running the shell.
Returns a boolean indicating whether the shell is running in interactive or script mode.
Returns an array of documents that show the name and size of each object in the directory.
Returns a list of the files in the current directory.
The md5 hash of the specified file.
Creates a directory in the specified path.
Returns the current directory.
Exits the current shell session.
Removes the specified file from the local file system.
Removes a local
Returns the current version of
Returns a random number between