The following steps guide you through setting up a generic App. The term "App " refers to the central Atlas App Services backend instance for your mobile or web application.
If you are creating your first App in this Atlas project, you will be shown all the template apps available for you to start with, and an option to start without a template (Build your own App).
If you have already created at least one App in this Atlas project, You can choose between two create buttons at the top right of the App Services tab
You will be shown a dialog where you can configure your App, including the:
Application Name.NoteApp Name Limitations
Application names must be between 1 and 32 characters and may only contain ASCII letters, numbers, underscores, and hyphens.
Linked Atlas cluster. If you do not have a cluster in this project, Atlas App Services creates one for you and automatically creates a linked data source with the name
mongodb-atlas.NoteMongoDB Version 4.4 or Higher Required
In order to use Atlas Device Sync, your Atlas cluster must use MongoDB version 4.4 or higher. When setting up your cluster, select MongoDB 4.4 (or a higher version) from the dropdown menu under Additional Settings.
- Deployment model.
- Deployment region.
Click Create a New App.
Upon creation of your App, you will be redirected to the Atlas App Services console. Your App is created with a MongoDB service named mongodb-atlas.