You can install the mongo shell on an ECS instance and use the mongo shell to connect to ApsaraDB for MongoDB.

Prerequisites

To ensure successful authentication, use mongo shell 3.0 or a later version to connect to ApsaraDB for MongoDB.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.
  2. Click the target instance ID or choose > Manage in the Operation column to go to the Basic Information page of the target instance.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Database Connection.


    • Red boxes highlight the connection information.
    • In each connection address, the default port number is 3717 and the domain name is separated from the port number with a colon (:).
  4. In the ECS instance, run a mongo command to connect to ApsaraDB for MongoDB. The following command is an example:
    mongo --host dds-xxxx.mongodb.rds.aliyuncs.com:3717 -u root -p Ft123456 --authenticationDatabase admin

Result

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