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Useful commands/examples for Mongo
// Adding a user auth to a DB (read/write, add true as a third param for read-only)
use somedb
db.addUser("username","pasword")
// Update an entry (don't forget $set or it will be replace only with what is provided)
db.gadgets.update({key:"Some criteria"},{$set:{weight:17.6}})
// Dump a database/collection
mongodump -d databasename -c collection -o .
// Start a mongo instance with authentication required
mongod --fork --logpath /var/log/mongodb.log --logappend --auth &
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