This topic describes how to use a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance, to help you quickly learn how to create an instance, perform basic settings, and connect to a database.

Quick start flowchart

If this is the first time you use ApsaraDB for MongoDB, you can start with Before you start.

The following figure shows all the operations that you need to perform, from purchasing an instance to using it.

Flowchart
  1. Create an instance.
  2. Set a password for a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
  3. Configure a whitelist for a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
  4. Apply for a public address.
  5. Connect to and manage a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.