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Get Started with MongoDB Atlas

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  • Prerequisites
  • Configure an Atlas Cluster
  • Summary

MongoDB CLI provides a command-line interface for managing your MongoDB Atlas projects and clusters. This tutorial demonstrates how to:

The reference pages for the commands mentioned in this tutorial are available in the MongoDB CLI Commands.

Before you begin, complete the following tasks:

Use the mongocli-atlas-quickstart command to create an M0 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 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.

Congratulations! You have successfully created a cluster to host your data. You can connect to your cluster using the connection string for mongosh or your application or view your cluster by logging in to the UI.

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