MongoDB Compass Authentication failed "bad auth"

Hi dear community,

I created a database project and then tried to connect it with Compass as instructed. It did not work. After writing the password inside of the <…> also paying attention to the URL encoded writing it still said “bad auth”. Any clues how to fix this in 2022? Or any community question you can recommend where this problem was answered well?

Best regards and many thanks

bad authentication means wrong userid or password
You have to remove <…> .Just keep the password

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Thank you for making this so easy!

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