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I want to create a database and collection using python script so that I used pymongo driver. But I am unable to create database.

Steps I followed:

from pymongo import MongoClient
con = MongoClient('localhost', 27017)
db = con.testdb

After this commands when I checked in mongoshell the db "testdb" is not created.

Can I use paramiko to interact with mongo shell ?

python version : 2.7

  • MongoDB creates new databases implicitly upon their first use, so you need to insert at least one document into a collection in testdb in order to see the database created. – Stennie Apr 1 '18 at 13:19
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From http://api.mongodb.com/python/current/tutorial.html

It states

An important note about collections (and databases) in MongoDB is that 
they are created lazily - none of the above commands have actually 
performed any operations on the MongoDB server. **Collections and 
databases are created when the first document is inserted into them.**

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