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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-41724

allow db.auth command to prompt for password

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Shell
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      Description

      it will be great to have the ability to execute the command with the option not to pass the password...for example:

       

      db.auth( <username>)

      then a prompt will be displayed for password. This will make sure anybody near by can't see the password visibly in the screen.

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