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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-25826

Rename PLAIN to LDAP in the db.auth()

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor - P4
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Security
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      db.getSiblingDB("$external").auth(
          {
               mechanism: "PLAIN",
               user: "jsmith",
               pwd:  "xxx",
          }
      

      PLAIN is confusing. It will be more intuitive for users if we called it LDAP.

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