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Connect to Your Data Lake

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  • Prerequisites
  • Connect to Your Data Lake Using the MongoDB Shell
  • Next Steps

Estimated completion time: 15 minutes

This part of the tutorial will walk you through connecting to your Data Lake using the MongoDB Shell, mongosh.

To complete this part of the tutorial, you will need to have completed the following:

Connecting to your Data Lake depends on whether you have the MongoDB shell, mongosh, installed:


Only one user can authenticate on a connection to a Data Lake at any given time. If a user authenticates and then runs the db.auth() command, Data Lake replaces previous user's permissions with the new user's permissions.

The connectionStatus command shows only the newly authenticated user in the authenticatedUsers output field.

Now that you're connected to your Data Lake, proceed to Verify Your Database and Collections.

Screenshot of the deployed Data Lake at this point.
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