when i am running mongo -version it showing a different version than when i am running db.version() from Mongo shell. how this is possible and which is the correct version.

  • So what do they say exactly? How do you access the Mongo shell? – gronostaj Sep 12 at 7:28
  • this is the out put of db.version() 3.2.20 and below mongo -version MongoDB shell version: 2.6.12 – Sharma_Abhinav Sep 12 at 7:32
  • i am accessing mongo shell from terminal by running mongo command – Sharma_Abhinav Sep 12 at 7:34

mongo -version returns Mongo shell version.

db.version() returns version of the server you're connected to.

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