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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-792

Bind to localhost by default in RPM and debs only

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    • Type: Question
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.5.0
    • Component/s: Packaging
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    • Environment:
      FreeBSD (but all environments)
    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible

      Description

      mongod binds all network interfaces and accepts all request without any auth on port 27017 and 28017.
      It means anyone can access mongod from worldwide. I think it's a little bit danger default setting.

      Is it possible to binds only localhost by default?

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