Data Management (DMS) is an integrated database solution that offers data management, structure management, user authorization, security auditing, data trend analysis, data tracking, BI charts, performance optimization, and server management. You can use DMS to connect to a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance for easy management.


Add the IP address of the DMS server ( to the whitelist of the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance. For more information, see Configure a whitelist for a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

Note Skip this step if you have added the IP address of the DMS server to the whitelist of the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.


  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the page, select the region where your instance resides.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Replica Set Instances.
  4. Find the target instance and click its ID.
  5. Click Logon in the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page. You are redirected to the DMS console.
  6. In the DMS console, enter the following information.
    Connect to an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance through DMS
    Item Description
    Network address:Port The internal connection string of the primary node of the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance is automatically entered.
    Database Username Enter the database account of the MongoDB instance. The initial account is root.
    Database Name Enter the name of the database to which the account belongs.
    • If Database Username is set to root, the database name is admin.
    • We do not recommend that you log on to a database as the root user in the production environment. You can create users and grant permissions based on your business needs. For more information, see Use DMS to manage ApsaraDB for MongoDB users.
    Password The password of the specified account.
    Note If you forget the password of the root account, you can reset the password by using the method specified in Set a password.
  7. Click Log On.

Common connection scenarios