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  1. Documentation
  2. DOCS-14824

Clarify that the random part of ObjectId is generated once at startup

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Major - P3
    • Resolution: Done
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    • 4.6.0, 4.4, 4.2, 5.0.0, 5.1.0
    • manual, Server
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    Description

      The page for ObjectId (https://docs.mongodb.com/v4.4/reference/method/ObjectId/) says that there is a 5-byte random value. Clarify that this random value is generated once at startup and is not random for each ObjectId.

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              naomi.pentrel@mongodb.com Naomi Pentrel (Inactive)
              louis.williams@mongodb.com Louis Williams
              Naomi Pentrel Naomi Pentrel (Inactive)
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                50 weeks, 6 days ago