I have following scenario:

  1. Dump Mongo database (cmd mongodump)
  2. Change password from one of admin users
  3. Restore Mongo database (cmd mongorestore)


I use following command for db dump:

mongodump -h $HOST:$PORT --ssl --sslAllowInvalidCertificates --authenticationDatabase $authdb -u $user -p $pass --gzip --archive=$destination

As a result password was not restored. Is there any defect plan that can be followed in mongodb for this specific case?


So I found solution, --drop shoud be added in the command:

mongodump -h $HOST:$PORT --ssl --sslAllowInvalidCertificates --authenticationDatabase $authdb -u $user -p $pass --drop --gzip --archive=$destination
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