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MongoDB 3.x - Create Users

MongoDB 3 has a different way to create users compared to version 2.x. Now we need to use createUser rather than addUser.

Enter the console


Create a user on a database

use [database name]
     user: "[username]",
     pwd: "[plaintext password]",
     roles: [ ]

Read here to learn more about roles.


Last updated: 9th January 2023
First published: 16th August 2018