MongoDB Log


Writes log data to a MongoDB collection. This integration was integrated and tested with version v4.2.3 of MongoDB.

The account user must have appropriate permissions - root role to execute the API calls.

Use Cases#

  1. Write to MongoDB Log collection.
  2. Read from MongoDB log collection.
  3. Get the number of log entries.

Configure MongoDB Log on Demisto#

  1. Navigate to Settings > Integrations > Servers & Services.
  2. Search for MongoDB Log.
  3. Click Add instance to create and configure a new integration instance.
    • Name: a textual name for the integration instance.
    • MongoDB Username
    • URI (mongodb://IP/FQDN:Port Number)
    • Database Name
    • Collection Name
    • Trust any certificate (not secure)
    • Use SSL/TLS secured connection
  4. Click Test to validate the URLs, token, and connection.


You can execute these commands from the Demisto CLI, as part of an automation, or in a playbook. After you successfully execute a command, a DBot message appears in the War Room with the command details.

  1. mongodb-read-log
  2. mongodb-write-log
  3. mongodb-logs-number

1. mongodb-read-log#

Returns all log entries.

Base Command#


Argument NameDescriptionRequired
limitThe maximum number of logs to return.Optional
Context Output#

There is no context output for this command.

Command Example#

!mongodb-read-log limit=5

Human Readable Output#

The log documents/records for collection "log"#

{'name': 'Midhuna', 'age': 23, 'cars': ['BMW 320d', 'Audi R8'], 'place': 'Amaravati'},{'timestamp': '2020-03-22T18:57:33+00:00', 'entity': 'test', 'playbook': 'my playbook', 'action': 'create', 'analyst': 'admin'},{'test': 'value'},{'123': {'modified': '2020-03-22T19:14:29+00:00', 'key': 'test', 'value': '123'}},{'timestamp': '2020-03-23T10:45:39+00:00', 'entity': '{test: demisto}', 'playbook': 'mongodb', 'action': 'create', 'analyst': 'admin'}

2. mongodb-write-log#

Adds a log entry.

Base Command#


Argument NameDescriptionRequired
playbookThe playbook that was used.Optional
userThe assigned user.Optional
idEntity to write to the log.Optional
actionThe actions that were performed.Optional
messageMessage for the entry.Optional
Context Output#
MongoDB.Entry.ActionStringThe actions that were performed.
MongoDB.Entry.UserStringAssigned analyst.
MongoDB.Entry.IDStringEntity to write to the log.
MongoDB.Entry.EntryIDStringEntry ID.
MongoDB.Entry.PlaybookStringThe playbook that was used.
MongoDB.Entry.TimestampDateEntry timestamp.
MongoDB.Entry.MessageStringThe message of the entry.
Command Example#

!mongodb-write-log action=create message="This is a test message"

Context Example#
"MongoDB.Entry": {
"Timestamp": "2020-04-12T07:59:43+00:00",
"EntryID": "5e92ca6f8f55e45510637880",
"Playbook": null,
"Action": "create",
"Message": "This is a test message",
"ID": "6e1807d3-b0ae-40a0-8e82-dad33539c587",
"User": null
Human Readable Output#

MongoDB Log - 1 document/record added

3. mongodb-logs-number#

Returns the number of log entries.

Base Command#



There are no input arguments for this command.

Context Output#

There is no context output for this command.

Command Example#


Human Readable Output#

The count of log documents/records is 56