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.