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Add a Database User

After creating your cluster, Atlas directs you to a page called Security Quickstart.

In this guide, you will add a database user in the first section of the page.

Time required: 2 minutes


In the How would you like to authenticate your connection? section, select the box labeled Username and Password.


In the box underneath, there are two text fields.


Enter a password of your choice, or use an Atlas auto-generated one, by clicking the Autogenerate Secure Password button.


Now, you see your user under the Create User button.


If you successfully completed the procedure in this guide, you have added a database user.

In the next guide, you will continue with the Security Quickstart page to configure a network connection.

What's Next
Configure a Network Connection
2 mins

Configure a network connection to allow your users to access the database deployments in your project.

Start Guide
Chapter 1
  • Sign Up for a MongoDB Account
  • Create a Cluster
  • Add a Database User
  • Configure a Network Connection
  • Load Sample Data
  • Get Connection String
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