This topic describes how to get started with a replica set instance of ApsaraDB for MongoDB. In this topic, you can quickly become familiar with the operations for creating, configuring, and connecting to an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

Flowchart for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance

The first time you use ApsaraDB for MongoDB, you can start with Before you start.

The following figure shows the operations that you must perform before you use an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.Flowchart
  1. Create a instance. The procedure depends on the instance architecture type. For more information, see the following topics:
  2. Set a password.
  3. Configure a Whitelist.
  4. Optional:Apply for a public endpoint.
  5. Connect to a instance. The procedure depends on the instance architecture type. For more information, see the following topics: