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HI all, this document shows you how to remove all data from specific MongoDB collections.
MongoDB is NoSQL database, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas.
Sometimes there will be a requirement to delete all the data of specific MongoDB collection.
Here we will provide the steps for that.

Step 1: log in to mongo shell

mongo

Step 2: Now choose your database,

>show dbs

admin
vault
scrapper
>use scrapper

Step 3: now display your collections under scrapper database,

> show collections

mail
user
joinings

Step 4: Now delete all the data from user collection.

 

db.user.remove({})

Success, now you deleted all the data from user collection. this will keep the collection in the MongoDB but it will delete all the data under the user collection.

thank You!!!!

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