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dropAllUsersFromDatabase

Removes all users from the database on which you run the command.

Tip

In mongosh, this command can also be run through the db.dropAllUsers() helper method.

Helper methods are convenient for mongosh users, but they may not return the same level of information as database commands. In cases where the convenience is not needed or the additional return fields are required, use the database command.

Warning

The dropAllUsersFromDatabase removes all users from the database.

The command has the following syntax:

db.runCommand(
{
dropAllUsersFromDatabase: 1,
writeConcern: { <write concern> },
comment: <any>
}
)

The command takes the following fields:

Field
Type
Description
dropAllUsersFromDatabase
integer
Specify 1 to drop all the users from the current database.
writeConcern
document

Optional. The level of write concern for the operation. See Write Concern Specification.

comment
any

Optional. A user-provided comment to attach to this command. Once set, this comment appears alongside records of this command in the following locations:

A comment can be any valid BSON type (string, integer, object, array, etc).

New in version 4.4.

You must have the dropUser action on a database to drop a user from that database.

The following sequence of operations in mongosh drops every user from the products database:

use products
db.runCommand( { dropAllUsersFromDatabase: 1, writeConcern: { w: "majority" } } )

The n field in the results document shows the number of users removed:

{ "n" : 12, "ok" : 1 }
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