MongoDB Session Storage for Connect Middleware
Pull request Compare This branch is 16 commits ahead of bartt:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.

MongoDB Session Storage for Connect Middleware

This module is an addon for Connect Middleware that adds a new Session Storage device.


npm install connect-session-mongo


The standard usage, is to just pass an instantiated MongoStore instance to the session plugin.

var connect = require('connect'),
    MongoStore = require('connect-session-mongo');

var app = connect.createServer();

    app.use(connect.session({ store: new MongoStore() }));

You can also pass several options to the constructor to tweak your session store:

  • db - The name of the db to use, defaults to: connect-sessions
  • ip - The IP address of the server to connect to, defaults to:
  • port - The Port to connect to, defaults to: 27017
  • collection - The collection to save its data to, defaults to: sessions
  • server - A custom mongo Server instance (this overides db, ip & port)
  • url - A url to use for Db.connect style database connections (this overrides db, ip, port & server)
  • timeout - Number of seconds before an idle session is removed (optional)
  • username - Username to authenticate to the database server as (optional)
  • password - Password for the given user to authenticate to the database server (optional)

An optional callback function(err, connectedDb) can also be passed to the constructor after the options.

var CustomServer = new Server(123.456.789.1, 12345, { auto_reconnect: true }, {});
app.use(connect.session({ store: new MongoStore({ server: CustomServer }) }));
app.use(connect.session({url: process.env.MONGO_URL}, function(err,db) {if (err) {throw err;}}));


Licensed the BSD license.

Based on these classes