Connect to mongodb shell from Docker

docker exec -it CONTAINER_ID/CONTAINER_NAME mongo

List docker DBs

show dbs

Use docker DB

use DB_NAME

List collections

show collections

Create docker container for mongo with authentication enabled

sudo docker run --name mongocontainer -d mongo --auth

Add admin user to Mongodb and create another user

use admin

db.createUser({ user: 'adminuser', pwd: 'abc123', roles: [ { role: "userAdminAnyDatabase", db: "admin" } ] });

db.auth("adminuser","abc123") use YOUR_DATABASE db.createUser({ user: 'someuser', pwd: 'abc123', roles: [ { role: "readWrite", db: "YOUR_DATABASE" } ] });

Delete all documents matching criteria

db.getCollection('message').deleteMany({messageStatus:"SCHEDULED"})