bsondump is a diagnostic tool for inspecting BSON files, not a tool for data ingestion or other application use.
Returns a basic help and usage text.
Increases the amount of internal reporting returned on the command line. Increase the verbosity with the -v form by including the option multiple times, (e.g. -vvvvv.)
Returns the version of the bsondump utility.
Validates each BSON object before outputting it in JSON format. By default, bsondump enables --objcheck by default. For objects with a high degree of sub-document nesting, --objcheck can have a small impact on performance. You can set --noobjcheck to disable object checking.
Changed in version 2.4: MongoDB enables --objcheck by default, to prevent any client from inserting malformed or invalid BSON into a MongoDB database.
New in version 2.4.
Disables the default document validation that bsondump performs on all BSON documents.
Limits the documents that bsondump exports to only those documents that match the JSON document specified as '<JSON>'. Be sure to include the document in single quotes to avoid interaction with your system’s shell environment.
Changes the operation of bsondump from outputting “JSON” (the default) to a debugging format.
By default, bsondump outputs data to standard output. To create corresponding JSON files, you will need to use the shell redirect. See the following command:
bsondump collection.bson > collection.json
Use the following command (at the system shell) to produce debugging output for a BSON file:
bsondump --type=debug collection.bson