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MongoDB Spring Boot Properties

MongoDB is a provider of Spring Boot for handling NoSQL database operations. To use MongoDB  in your Spring boot application you have to add this MongoDB starter in your pom.xml .


After adding MongoDB starter in your application it will automatically download and add the required dependencies in your application and initialize with default values. You can overwrite these values through application.properties / application.yaml .

Embedded MongoDB Configuration Properties

Spring Boot load these properties in EmbeddedMongoProperties class.

NameDefault ValueDescription
spring.mongodb.embedded.featuresSYNC_DELAYComma-separated features to enable.
spring.mongodb.embedded.storage.database-dir Directory used for data storage.
spring.mongodb.embedded.storage.oplog-size Maximum size of the oplog in megabytes.
spring.mongodb.embedded.storage.repl-set-name Name of the replica set.
spring.mongodb.embedded.version2.6.10Version of Mongo to use.
MongoDB Embedded Spring Boot Properties

MongoDB Configuration Properties

Spring Boot load these properties in MongoProperties class.

NameDefault ValueDescription
spring.data.mongodb.authentication-database Authentication database name.
spring.data.mongodb.databasetestDatabase name.
spring.data.mongodb.field-naming-strategy USe Fully qualified name of the FieldNamingStrategy.
spring.data.mongodb.grid-fs-database GridFS database name.
spring.data.mongodb.hostlocalhostMongo server host.
spring.data.mongodb.password Login password of the mongo server.
spring.data.mongodb.port27017Mongo server port.
spring.data.mongodb.repositories.enabledtrueEnable Mongo repositories.
spring.data.mongodb.urimongodb://localhost/testMongo database URI.host and port are ignored when setting it.
spring.data.mongodb.username Login user of the mongo server.
MongoDB Spring Boot Properties