MongoDB Security Access Control FAQ

This post is about the frequently asked questions about mongoDB Security, which is ACL (Access Control Layer). What are the different Authorization and Authentication are available in mongoDB.

1. Which of the following defines MongoDB’s authorization model?

Choose the best answer:
a. Role Based Access Control
b. Rule Based Access Control
c. Role Based Authorization Control
d. Rule Based Authorization Control

Answer:
MongoDB’s authorization model is role based access control.

2. Why does MongoDB use role-based access control for its authorization model?

Check all that apply:
a. To provide administrators a high level of responsibility isolation for users’ operational tasks
b. So applications can act within tightly defined, tailored roles in MongoDB that match the needs of their end-users
c. Because it allows users to grant specific actions over specific resources
d. Because it is a widely used authorization model

Answer

3. MongoDB uses role-based access control for its authorization model because of all of the following:

To provide administrators a high level of responsibility isolation for users’ operational tasks
So applications can act within tightly defined, tailored roles in MongoDB that match the needs of their end-users
Because it allows users to grant specific actions over specific resources
Because it is a widely used authorization model

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