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ApsaraDB for MongoDB:Connect to an ApsaraDB for MongoDB standalone instance by using DMS

Last Updated:Mar 18, 2024

Data Management (DMS) is an integrated and visualized database solution that manages data, structures, user authorization, security auditing, data trend analysis, data tracking, BI charts, performance optimization, and servers. DMS can be used to connect to ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances for remote access and online management.


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


  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Replica Set Instances.

  3. In the upper-left corner of the page that appears, select the resource group and region to which the desired instance belongs.

  4. Click the ID of the instance or click Manage in the Actions column.

  5. In the upper-right corner of the page that appears, click Log On and select the node to which you want to log on.

  6. In the Log on to Database Instance dialog box, configure the parameters described in the following table.



    Database Type

    The engine of the database. By default, the engine of the database to be connected is selected.

    Instance Region

    The region in which the instance is deployed. By default, the region of the current instance is selected.

    Connection String Address

    The endpoint of the instance. By default, the endpoint of the current instance is displayed.

    Database Name

    The name of the authentication database in which the database account is created.

    • If the Database Account parameter is set to root, the database name is admin.

    • We recommend that you do not log on to a database as the root user in the production environment. You can create users and grant permissions to them based on your requirements. For more information, see Manage the permissions of MongoDB database users.

    Database Account

    The account that is used to access the database. The initial account is root.

    Database Password

    The password that is used to access the database.


    If you forget the password of the root account, you can reset the password by using the method described in the (Optional) Reset a password topic.

  7. (Optional) Click Test Connection to check whether the connection is successful.

    • If the Success message appears, the connection is successful. Click OK.

    • In the dialog box that appears, read the message carefully, click OK, and modify the configuration based on the message until the connection is successful.

  8. Click Login.


    If you want the browser to remember the password of the account, select Remember Password and click Log On.

Common connection scenarios