Changed in version 4.2.
Disables the balancer in a sharded cluster. Starting in MongoDB 4.2,
sh.stopBalancer()also disables auto-splitting for the sharded cluster.
The method can take the following options:ParameterTypeDescription
Time limit for disabling the balancer.
Defaults to 60000 milliseconds.
intervalintegerThe interval (in milliseconds) at which to check if the balancing round has stopped.
If a balancing round is in progress, the operation waits for balancing to complete.