Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

While setting up some collections in a mongo database to be sharded, I entered the name of one of them wrong (typo letter at the end).

When I do db.printShardingStatus(), I see that inexistent collection sitting there and looking dumb. How can I remove it from my sharding config without breaking anything.

Thanks! :)

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

You should read the page on removeshard for the details, but

db.runCommand({"removeshard" : "server:port"});is what you're looking for.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.