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Removes all users from the current database.


mongosh Method

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

For the database command, see the dropAllUsersFromDatabase command.

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

For the legacy mongo shell documentation, refer to the documentation for the corresponding MongoDB Server release:

mongo shell v4.4


The db.dropAllUsers() method removes all users from the database.

The db.dropAllUsers() method takes the following arguments:


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

The db.dropAllUsers() method wraps the dropAllUsersFromDatabase command.

If run on a replica set, db.dropAllUsers() is executed using "majority" write concern by default.

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

The following db.dropAllUsers() operation drops every user from the products database.

use products
db.dropAllUsers( {w: "majority", wtimeout: 5000} )

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

{ "n" : 12, "ok" : 1 }
← db.dropUser()