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shutdown

shutdown

The shutdown command cleans up all database resources and then terminates the process. You must issue the shutdown command against the admin database in the form:

{ shutdown: 1 }

Note

Run the shutdown against the admin database. When using shutdown, the connection must originate from localhost or use an authenticated connection.

If the node you’re trying to shut down is a replica set primary, then the command will succeed only if there exists a secondary node whose oplog data is within 10 seconds of the primary. You can override this protection using the force option:

{ shutdown: 1, force: true }

Alternatively, the shutdown command also supports a timeoutSecs argument which allows you to specify a number of seconds to wait for other members of the replica set to catch up:

{ shutdown: 1, timeoutSecs: 60 }

The equivalent mongo shell helper syntax looks like this:

db.shutdownServer({timeoutSecs: 60});
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