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9.14 Describing a ReplicaSet

This section describes how to retrieve a JSON object describing the structure of a ReplicaSet using replicaSet.describe().

To retrieve the description of the ReplicaSet, you must be connected to one of the ReplicaSet members. The following data is returned:

  • name: the name of the ReplicaSet.

  • topology: an array containing the following information on each member of the ReplicaSet:

    • address: the instance address (host:port).

    • label: the instance identifier.

    • instanceRole: the instance role, either PRIMARY, SECONDARY, or null if invalidated.