Connecting to MongoDB Atlas cluster from NoSQL Manager for MongoDB

How to configure MongoDB Atlas Cluster connection

MongoDB Atlas is a cloud-hosted MongoDB databases service built and run by the team behind MongoDB.
Here's a step by step guide on how to establish connection to MongoDB Atlas cluster in NoSQL Manager for MongoDB.

1. Configuring MongoDB Atlas

By default, MongoDB Atlas cluster in not available for direct connections outside the cloud.
However, you can configure which IP addresses can access your cluster using cloud web-interface.

Login to MongoDB Atlas usign your account and click Network Access on the left panel.
Choose Security|Network Access on the left panel

Next click Add IP address button.
In the next window click Add current IP address and click Confirm.
Add Whitelist Entry: press Add current IP address button

Now you can connect to your cluster from your local computer.
Network Access: your IP in IP Whitelist address

2. Discover the cluster connection parameters

Next, you need to find out your MongoDB cluster connection parameters and use it in NoSQL Manager for MongoDB.
Click Clusters on the left panel.
ATLAS|Clusters: click Connect

Find your cluster and click Connect.
Click Connect Your Application on the next dialog.
Connect to Cluster-AWS: click Choose Your Application

Copy the connection string to Clipboard using Copy button.
Connect to Cluster-AWS: click Copy to copy MongoDB connection string

3. Create connection in NoSQL Manager for MongoDB

Finally, you should create a connection for your cluster in NoSQL Manager for MongoDB.
Open NoSQL Manager for MongoDB and click New MongoDB Connection... button on toolbar.
NoSQL Manager for MongoDB: click New MongoDB Connection in toolbar

Click Import connection string on the New MongoDB Connection dialog.
New MongoDB Connection dialog: click Import connection string

Your connection string should be inserted automatically into the Import Connection string dialog. If not, please paste or type it manually. Don't forget to replace <password> with the correct user passoword. Click OK.
Import connection string dialog: paste your string

Now your MongoDB Atlas cluster connection is ready.
You can test it with Test Connection button.
Click OK to save the connection.
New MongoDB Connection dialog: click Test Connection and then OK

NoSQL Manager for MongoDB is ready to work with your cluster.
DB Explorer: Connected Atlas cluster shows databases