If you encounter this error:
connected to: 127.0.0.1 Mon Oct 21 10:49:30.638 DATABASE: soft_production to dump/soft_production terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error' what(): locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid Aborted
Please add this
export LC_ALL=C # or export LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8"
either in the console (for current session) or in .bashrc file.
After that you should be ready to go with:
mongodump --db soft_production