Export mongodb collections to csv without specifying fields

Sometimes you might want to export your Mongodb database in csv format. If you have many collections, it can be a bit of a hassle since mongoexport requires you to specify each field you want to be exported with the --fields attribute and you have to do it for each collection seperately.

Here’s a little bash script that will do the work for you.

Result is a .csv file for each collection you have in your db.