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The TLS / SSL tab allows you to connect deployments using TLS / SSL. For more information on TLS / SSL, see TLS Options

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You can leave TLS unset with the Default option or set the TLS / SSL connection On or Off.

Option
Description
Default
The Default option leaves the TLS option unset. The Default / unset TLS /SSL option is enabled when using a DNS seedlist (SRV) in the connection string. To learn more about the additional options available, see Additional TLS / SSL Options.
On
Select the On option when using a DNS seedlist (SRV) in the connection string. When TLS / SSL Connection is On, you can specify additional certificate options for your connection string. To see more on the additional certificate options available, see Additional TLS / SSL Options.
Off

The Off option initiates a connection without TLS / SSL.

Note

It is recommended that users enable TLS / SSL to avoid security vulnerabilities.

When TLS is On you can specify the following:

Option
Description
Certificate Authority
One or more certificate files from trusted Certificate Authorities to validate the certificate provided by the deployment.
Client Certificate
Specifies the location of a local .pem file that contains either the client's TLS/SSL X.509 certificate or the client's TLS/SSL certificate and key.
Client Key Password
If the Client Private Key is protected with a password, you must provide the password.
tlsInsecure
Disables various certificate validations.
tlsAllowInvalidHostnames
Disables hostname validation of the certificate presented by the the deployment.
tlsAllowInvalidCertificates
Disable the validation of the server certificates.
Warning

Enabling tlsInsecure, tlsAllowInvalidHostnames, and tlsAllowInvalidCertificates may cause a security vulnerabilty.

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See also:

To disconnect from your deployment, see Disconnect from MongoDB.

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