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db.changeUserPassword()

Definition

db.changeUserPassword(username, password)

Allows an administrator to update a user’s password from within the shell.

Parameter Type Description
username string Specifies an existing username with access privileges for this database.
password string Specifies the corresponding password.
Throws exception:
 If an error occurs, the db.changeUserPassword() helper throws an exception with the error message and code.

Example

Example

The following operation changes the reporting user’s password to SOhSS3TbYhxusooLiW8ypJPxmt1oOfL:

db = db.getSiblingDB('records')
db.changeUserPassword("reporting", "SOhSS3TbYhxusooLiW8ypJPxmt1oOfL")