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Prints a formatted report of the sharding configuration and the information regarding existing chunks in a sharded cluster.
db.printShardingStatus()method has the following parameter:
Parameter Type Description
Optional. Determines the level of verbosity.
true, the method displays:
- Full details of the chunk distribution across shards even if you have 20 or more chunks, as well as the number of chunks on each shard.
- Details of active mongos instances.
false, the method displays:
- Full details of the chunk distribution across shards only if you have less than 20 chunks. If you have 20 or more chunks, the method instead returns a
too many chunks to print ...message, showing only the number of chunks on each shard.
- Only the version and number of active mongos instances.
The default verbose value is
See sh.status() for details of the output.