db.dropUser(username, writeConcern)

Removes the user from the current database.

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

Parameter Type Description
username string The name of the user to remove from the database.
writeConcern document Optional. The level of write concern for the removal operation. The writeConcern document takes the same fields as the getLastError command.

The db.dropUser() method wraps the dropUser command.

Required Access

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


The following db.dropUser() operation drops the accountAdmin01 user on the products database.

use products
db.dropUser("accountAdmin01", {w: "majority", wtimeout: 5000})