The MongoDB Node.js team is pleased to announce version 3.6.1 of the driver
A bug in introducing the new CMAP
Connection prevented some users from properly
authenticating with the
Index options are not respected with
The logic for building the
createIndex command was changed in v3.6.0 to use an allowlist
rather than a blocklist, but omitted a number of index types in that list. This release
reintroduces all supported index types to the allowlist.
Remove strict mode for
createCollection will no longer returned a cached
Collection instance if
a collection already exists in the database, rather it will return a server error stating that
the collection already exists. This is the same behavior provided by the
strict option for
createCollection, so that option has been removed from documentation.
We invite you to try the driver immediately, and report any issues to the NODE project.
Thanks very much to all the community members who contributed to this release!