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Python SDK for the Ionos DBaaS MongoDB API

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Python API client for ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo

With IONOS Cloud Database as a Service, you have the ability to quickly set up and manage a MongoDB database. You can also delete clusters, manage backups and users via the API.

MongoDB is an open source, cross-platform, document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, it uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas.

The MongoDB API allows you to create additional database clusters or modify existing ones. Both tools, the Data Center Designer (DCD) and the API use the same concepts consistently and are well suited for smooth and intuitive use.


The IONOS Cloud SDK for Python provides you with access to the IONOS Cloud Dbaas Postgres API. The client library supports both simple and complex requests. It is designed for developers who are building applications in Python. All API operations are performed over SSL and authenticated using your IONOS Cloud portal credentials. The API can be accessed within an instance running in IONOS Cloud or directly over the Internet from any application that can send an HTTPS request and receive an HTTPS response.

Installation & Usage


  • Python >= 3.5

pip install

Since this package is hosted on Pypi you can install it by using:

pip install ionoscloud-dbaas-mongo

If the python package is hosted on a repository, you can install directly using:

pip install git+

Note: you may need to run pip with root permission: sudo pip install git+

Then import the package:

import ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo


Install via Setuptools.

python install --user

or sudo python install to install the package for all users

Then import the package:

import ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo

NOTE: The Python SDK does not support Python 2. It only supports Python >= 3.5.


The username and password or the authentication token can be manually specified when initializing the SDK client:

configuration = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.Configuration(
client = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.ApiClient(configuration)

Environment variables can also be used. This is an example of how one would do that:

import os

configuration = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.Configuration(
client = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.ApiClient(configuration)

Warning: Make sure to follow the Information Security Best Practices when using credentials within your code or storing them in a file.

HTTP proxies

You can use http proxies by setting the following environment variables:

  • IONOS_HTTP_PROXY_HEADERS - proxy headers

Changing the base URL

Base URL for the HTTP operation can be changed in the following way:

import os

configuration = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.Configuration(
client = ionoscloud_dbaas_mongo.ApiClient(configuration)

Certificate pinning:

You can enable certificate pinning if you want to bypass the normal certificate checking procedure, by doing the following:

Set env variable IONOS_PINNED_CERT=<insert_sha256_public_fingerprint_here>

You can get the sha256 fingerprint most easily from the browser by inspecting the certificate.

Documentation for API Endpoints

All URIs are relative to

API Endpoints table
Class Method HTTP request Description
ClustersApi clusters_delete DELETE /clusters/{clusterId} Delete a Cluster
ClustersApi clusters_find_by_id GET /clusters/{clusterId} Get a cluster by id
ClustersApi clusters_get GET /clusters Get Clusters
ClustersApi clusters_patch PATCH /clusters/{clusterId} Patch a cluster
ClustersApi clusters_post POST /clusters Create a Cluster
LogsApi clusters_logs_get GET /clusters/{clusterId}/logs Get logs of your cluster
MetadataApi infos_version_get GET /infos/version Get API Version
MetadataApi infos_versions_get GET /infos/versions Get All API Versions
RestoresApi clusters_restore_post POST /clusters/{clusterId}/restore In-place restore of a cluster
SnapshotsApi clusters_snapshots_get GET /clusters/{clusterId}/snapshots Get the snapshots of your cluster
TemplatesApi templates_get GET /templates Get Templates
UsersApi clusters_users_delete DELETE /clusters/{clusterId}/users/{database}/{username} Delete a MongoDB User by ID
UsersApi clusters_users_find_by_id GET /clusters/{clusterId}/users/{database}/{username} Get a MongoDB User by ID
UsersApi clusters_users_get GET /clusters/{clusterId}/users Get a Cluster Users
UsersApi clusters_users_patch PATCH /clusters/{clusterId}/users/{database}/{username} Patch a MongoDB User by ID
UsersApi clusters_users_post POST /clusters/{clusterId}/users Create MongoDB User

Documentation For Models

All URIs are relative to

API models list

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