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Create and Configure an Atlas Cluster
This tutorial demonstrates how to use the
atlas quickstart command to:
Create one cluster in your Atlas project.
Load sample data into your Atlas cluster.
Add your IP address to your project's IP access list.
Create a MongoDB user for your Atlas cluster.
Connect to your new cluster using the MongoDB Shell,
To perform all of these steps while also creating a new Atlas account, see Get Started with Atlas.
To create a cluster using a configuration file, run the
atlas clusters create command with the
--file option instead
atlas quickstart. To learn more about the configuration file
for an Atlas cluster, see Cluster Configuration File.
Before you begin, complete the following tasks:
Configure an Atlas Cluster
atlas quickstart command to create an
cluster in Atlas.
M0 clusters have some operational limitations.
You can run this command in the following ways:
- Default settings mode: the command creates a sample shared-tier cluster with the
- default settings.
Interactive mode: the command prompts you for the cluster settings and provides default values.
Noninteractive mode: you run the command with the options.
Click the tab to see the command for your preferred mode.
Take the Next Steps
Congratulations! You have successfully created a cluster to host your data.
Use the connection string
to connect to your cluster through
mongosh or your application.
To view the status of your cluster:
atlas clusterscommand in the Atlas CLI.