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Fix Exposed Host

The MongoDB instance running on host X in rsY is exposed to the public Internet.

Alert Conditions

You can configure alert conditions in the project-level alert settings page to trigger alerts.

To learn more about the alert condition, see Host is exposed to the public Internet.

Common Triggers

  • The mongod or mongos process was reached because it is not behind a firewall and does not have authentication enabled.

Fix the Immediate Problem

Implement a Long-Term Solution

mongod or mongos process behind a firewall and enable authentication.

Monitor Your Progress

View the following chart to monitor your progress:

  • Connections

    Monitor connections to determine whether the current connection limits are sufficient.

To learn more, see View Deployment Metrics.