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  2. SERVER-6246

Manipulate user objects exclusively via commands

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    • Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
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    • 2.5.3
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    • Major Change

    Description

      Rather than using CRUD operations on db.system.users collections, user objects will be manipulated via commands:

      db.runCommand({
        createUser: 1,
        user: "spencer",
        password: "clear password",  // Unless "db" is "$external"
        extraData: <optional opaque Object>
        roles: [ { name: "roleName", db: "roleDB", canDelegate: <Boolean> }, ... ]
      });
       
      db.runCommand({
        updateUser: 1,
        user: "spencer",
        password: "new password clear",  // Optional
        extraData: <Object>, // Optional
      });
       
      db.runCommand({  deleteUser: 1, user: "spencer" });
       
      db.runCommand({
        grantRolesToUser: 1,
        user: "spencer",
        db: "somedb",  // Should this default to the db this command is targeted at?
        roles: [ { name: "roleName", db: "roleDB", canDelegate: <Boolean> }, ...]
      });
       
      db.runCommand({
        revokeRolesForUser: 1,  // Who can do this?
        user: "spencer",
        db: "somedb",  // Should this default to the db this command is targeted at?
        roles: [ { name: "roleName", db: "roleDB", canDelegate: <Boolean> }, ...]
      });
       
      db.runCommand({ usersInfo: 1, [userName: "spencer"] })

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              spencer@mongodb.com Spencer Brody (Inactive)
              spencer@mongodb.com Spencer Brody (Inactive)
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