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.TH MONGODUMP "1" "June 2009" "10gen" "Mongo Database"
mongodump \- the Mongo dump tool
\fBmongodump [\fIOPTIONS\fR]\fR
is a tool to output a binary representation of a database. It is mostly used for doing hot backups of a database.
.B \-\-help
show usage information
.B \-\-version
show version information
.B \-h, \-\-host HOST
server to connect to (default HOST=localhost)
.B\-\-port arg
server port. Can also use \-\-host hostname:port
.B \-\-ipv6
enable IPv6 support (disabled by default)
.B \-u|\-\-username USERNAME
specify user to log in as
.B \-p|\-\-password PASSWORD
specify password of user (notice there is no space)
.B \-d, \-\-db DATABASE
database to use
.B \-c, \-\-c COLLECTION
collection to use
.B \-o, \-\-out DIRECTORY
output directory or - for stdout.
.B \-\-dbpath PATH
directly access mongod data files in this path, instead of connecting to a mongod instance
.B \-\-directoryperdb
if dbpath specified, each db is in a separate directory
.B \-\-query
JSON query filter
.B \-\-oplog
Use oplog for point-in-time snapshotting
.B \-\-repair
try to recover a crashed database (needs \-\-dbpath)
Copyright 2007\-2011 10gen
For more information, please refer to the MongoDB wiki, available at
Kristina Chodorow
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