Add a new database

Add a new database

To get started with Humongous, you need to add at least one MongoDB database.

First, let's collect all the connection information necessary to connect to your database.

We will need:

  • The hostname or IP address of your database
  • The port number. The default port number on MongoDB is 27017.
  • The database name.
  • Most databases are protected against unwanted access by an authentication mechanism. Generally, it would be by providing a username and a password.

Most cloud providers will provide your connection information as a connection string, but depending on your provider, the steps to get it will be vary.

A connection string looks like this :

Given this test connection information :

Our connection string will look like the following:

Now that we know what a connection string looks like, let's head to your database's cloud provider to fetch your connection string.

Select from the list below your database provider.

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